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Afrobeat is a fusion of , and West African . Nigerian musician and bandleader Fela Kuti is credited with inventing the term and with pioneering and popularizing the style in in the . Afrobeat can be seen as a form of protest music since it addresses political issues, often seeking direct confrontation with the powers that be in the process.

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  • Avatar for damnruckus
    Why is Vampire Weekend tagged under this hahaha
  • Avatar for Cymandey
    I did a mix with stuff from Congo, Benin, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and some other places. Feel free to check that one out: http://www.mixcloud.com/BootsyMoovingCooperation/worldly-oriented/
  • Avatar for 29700761
    AFRICAN MUSIC. Centrada fundamentalmente en el África negra, la lista recorre sonidos llenos de ritmo, ternura, espiritualidad y, como no, reivindicación política. Canciones del gran Fela Kuti, Tony Allen, Malatu Astatke, el afro-beat, los sonidos de Etiopía, etc. A spotify list: http://playlistspotify.wordpress.com/2014/02/02/african-music/
  • Avatar for tati_bg
    Amo! Viva Fela!
  • Avatar for silverlage
    remember the days I thought I understood funk...then I found afrobeat
  • Avatar for LaylaJuul
    <3
  • Avatar for Jargahngoo
    hehe nice.
  • Avatar for theclipse
    raw
  • Avatar for metawirt
    [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YBt1k1QD6U]Jaribu Afrobeat Arkestra[/url] from Japan sounds rather nice
  • Avatar for gademsheat
    wali badaru

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