Within the Seventies and Eighties, Nigerian Fela Kuti set information in London, Ségou’s Tremendous Biton’s Malians conquered Europe, and Cape Verde’s Tchiss Lopes sang his exile in Rome.
Each Wednesday, World africa Showcasing three musical novelties from or impressed by the African continent. This week, it is time to re-release a number of vinyl information by Fela Kuti, chosen tracks from Ségou’s Tremendous Biton and albums by Tchiss Lopes, Cape Verde.
“London Scene”, Defera Anicula Pocuti
In 1971, the legendary studio at Abbey Street in London shaped a component, which was later known as “afrobeat”, an extension of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s progressive high-end life in Nigeria. The musician was 33 years previous and returned to the British capital (the place he studied from 1958 to 1963) with a purpose to report the 5 tracks that might make up the album on the request of EMI Information. London scene.
Fifty years later, Partisan Information gave it new life on vinyl information (after the 2010 re-release), however the New York label didn’t cease there: on December 10, it would launch a set of seven albums.Vinyl report by Fela, by Why the black Day suffers (1971) to Overtaking (1989), edited by his sons Femi and Chris Martin, and belongs to the Coldplay workforce.
“African. Jazz. Folks Assortment. 1”: Tremendous Biton de Ségou