African Beat (Reissue)

 
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Various Artists
African Beat (Reissue)

[ Putumayo World Music / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 17 May 2013

African beats and Western rhythms unite on these contemporary tunes from Cape Town to Bamako. Features 3 new tracks!
On African Beat, Putumayo features artists who are as likely to have traditional African drumming, soukous and mbaqanga on their iPods as they are the latest European dubstep and US hip-hop. These tracks reveal that even in this globalized, hi-tech world, the divide between the past and the future is not as great as it may seem.

Tracks:

1. Cool James - "Sina Makosa" - (Tanzania)
2. Geovani and Yuri da Cunha - "Candongueiro" - (Angola)
3. Fredy Massamba - "Zonza" - (Congo)
4. Adama Yalomba - "Africa" - (Mali)
5. Kojato and the Afro Latin Cougaritas - "Oudo Makasan" - (Liberia)
6. Lëk Sén - "Rebel Blues" - (Senegal)
7. Issa Bagayogo - "Kalan Nege" - (Mali)
8. Les Barons - "Lagos Sound System" - (France)
9. Afro Fiesta - "Baweli" - (Congo)
10. 9ice - "Alapomeji Anthem" - (Nigeria)
11. Yode & Siro - "Quel est Mon Pays?" - (Ivory Coast)