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Mar 15

Global warming radio session 3

  Global Warming checking back in for a 2nd session taking you on the usual tour of afro funkiness throughout the globe. This session is blessed with some Tony Allen, some old school Massive Attack representing Bristol and the Mexican institute of sound comes correct with the “Hip Hop No Pares” jump off. Also check …

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Dec 01

Global Warming Radio Session 2

Global Warming radio session After a long hiatus, Afrobonics is back with a new radio series: Global warming. In the first session we have a strong and diverse set including exotic India cuts from The Bombay Dub Orchestra, Bhangra fusion, Surinamese funk that runs very nicely, Samba funk and soul, and much more. In short, …

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Sep 19

Russian Hip Hop representing

Afrobonics does it global…so here we have a Russian crew (Kasta) repping with the grimy flow. I give it a thumbs up, kinda makes me think of a Russian Mobb deep [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVaj1lqDO5c&w=420&h=315]

Aug 08

Afrobeats mix selection

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ6yfgBKkqk&w=420&h=315] Very Dangerous afrobeat mix I had to post from DJ YTO

Jul 01

Issa Bagayogo flashback

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frt7QMGM0Dk&w=420&h=315] Have this in heavy rotation lately. Very funky groove. What is it about Mali? Those brothas and sistas throw down!

Jun 28

New Jam from Antibalas

Antibalas has a new jam out for preview here. Same energy as always, very tight groove, looking forward to the album  release on August 7th.

May 21

Music Review: Jende Ri Palenge Afro-Colombian soul connection

The Jende Ri Palenge CD DVD set offers a nice package of  traditional music, modern remixes and a DVD that documents the daily lives of the Palenque, the descendants of African slaves who, hundreds of years ago escaped to the coast of Colombia from its interior and preserved the roots and traditions of their African …

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May 12

Global Warming Radio Session 1

Welcome to the first Global Warming radio Session . This set is Afro-Funk heavy with some textured grooves and hip hop flava mixed in. I have highlighted some of my favorites from the set below. Pictured to the left is the album cover for the African Analog West African Shock Waves edition featuring rare seventies gems from …

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Apr 14

Global Warming take one

Tonight at Cherrywood Cafe: Global Warming. Droppin some soulful afro – latin grooves for the people. $3 suggested donation at the door to benefit the Metro East Scholarship fund. Coolin out happy hour style.

Mar 30

Featured artist: Afrodizz

Afrodizz is an afrobeat ensemble out of Montreal that definitely needs to be checked for. Driving high tempo rhythms and a super tight horn section are fundamental elements that keep this crew true to the afrobeat sound. Guaranteed to get your party hopping: http://afrodizz.com/