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Rumba SoYo
 
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Ana Tijoux
Somos Sur (f/ Sha...
 
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Oy
Market Place
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Tony Allen
Film Of Life
 
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Arise Roots
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Baaba Maal
African Woman
 
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King Sunny Ade
Kiti Kiti
 
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Arrow
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HEAR BANDA MAGDA’S NEW TRACK, ‘SABIA’
Banda Magda perform easy-going international repertoire

RICARDO LEMVO KEEPS DANCING AT NO. 1
‘Rumba SoYo’ holds onto the top spot for another week

LETICIA’S TRACK IS BIGGEST MOVER
‘Saguita Al Bate’ climbs to No. 17 in its fifth week

LATIN GRAMMYS 2014
Enrique Iglesias and Jorge Drexler are big winners
     
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African recording artists unite for Ebola song
Some of Africa’s best-known musicians have recorded a song to raise awareness of Ebola and help people understand how they can protect themselves from the disease. The song, “Africa Stop Ebola,” features contributions from Amadou & Mariam, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangaré, Mory Kante, Tiken Jah Fakoly and others. The new song has sold 250,000 copies since its unofficial release earlier in November with all proceeds going to medical charity Doctors Without Borders.
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11/26/14
  Expect ‘The Very Best’ for 2015
The Very Best are back with a new album for 2015, and we get our first sampling of the new music. For its next studio album, not yet titled, the duo of Esau Mwamwaya and Johan Hugo introduce “Hear Me,” a song which was recorded in reaction to Malawi’s general elections held earlier this year. The track features contributions from Vampire Weekend member, bassist Chris Baio. The music video of the new single was filmed in Malawi’s M’dala Chikowa village using time-lapse and was directed by Johan Hugo.
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11/24/14
     

 

     
Enrique and Jorge are big winners at Latin Grammys
Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on November 20th. ‘Record of the Year’ honors went to Drexler and French-Chilean singer Ana Tijoux for “Universos Paralelos.” Drexler also won for ‘Best Singer-Songwriter Album’ for Bailar en la Cueva, while Iglesias won three awards, including ‘Song of the Year’ for “Bailando.”
11/21/14
  Moreno Veloso lands No. 1
Brazilian singer Moreno Veloso topped the NWB album chart with his latest release Coisa Boa. The disc is his first album in more than 10 years. Moreno is the son of Brazilian legend Caetano Veloso. “Em Todo Lugar,” a cut from the album, has debuted on the NWB Hot 30 Tracks chart.
11/12/14
     

 
     
Rocky’s ‘African Thriller’
Cumbancha recording Rocky Dawuni has released his new music video for the hit single “African Thriller” in partnership with Entertainment Weekly. Shot in Los Angeles, the highly polished music video, directed by Glen Wilson, and choreographed by Kara Mack, offers an explosion of West African inspired dance moves, rich colors, and a celebratory atmosphere.
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11/6/14
  Bassekou back in the studio
Bassekou Kouyaté and his band Ngoni Ba are in the studio in Bamako to record their fourth album, the follow-up to the highly acclaimed release of 2013 Jama Ko. Chris Eckman known for his work with Tamikrest, Aziza Brahim and Dirtmusic, will produce the new album with a tentative release date of late spring 2015 for Glitterbeat Records.
11/6/14
     
     
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