Afrofunk, Afrojazz & Afropop (Special Podcast)

Friday, October 19, 2012


Hear the Ghanaian-rooted Afrofunk band KonKoma, (now based in the U.K.), along with recent releases and/or reissues of music from South, East, and West Africa. Sample selections from Zambian miners and minstrels, music from street musicians in Malawi, and some gorgeous acoustic Afropop from Mali.

Also, listen to new music from the Brooklyn-based Sierra Leonean singer Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang along with some of the latest from Antibalas.  Sidenote: Antibalas performs for FREE at the World Financial Center's Wintergarden next week, 10/23, 8PM New Sounds Live show. 

PROGRAM #3354 , Afrojazz, Afrofunk & Afropop (First aired on 7/5/2012)                                                            







Sare Kon Kon [8:07]

Daptone DAP 028



Senture [4:49]


Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang

En Yay Sah

Feba [4:56]

Luaka Bop 80899  0080   

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo

Cotonou Club

Tegbe [4:24]

STRUT 077  

Andra Kouyate & Seke Chi


Saro [4:59]

Studio Mali
Due out July 31, 2012

Malawi Mouse Boys

He Is #1

Palibe (It's Not There) [3:27]

Independent Records Limited  IRL065

Andra Kouyate & Seke Chi


Yereko [4:51]

See above.





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