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    Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area BandObiaa!Strut
    'Obiaa!' is a deep and soulful journey into the heart of Ghana’s indigenous highlife music celebrating the timeless and iconic voice of Pat Thomas, the...
      Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru SoundsUhuru AiyeSuperfly Records
      Reissue of this insanely rare, Nigerian psychedelic Juju Funk album recorded in the Acorn studios in Oxford, UK in 1977. If you are into the intense, raw,...
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – Ariwo Yaa
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – Obhiha
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – Aiye
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – Nigeria London Na Lagos
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – Imo State Express
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – Africa Is Free For Us
      • Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds – I Like To Be Free
      • LP (180 gram)£22.99
        Beautiful quality repress on 180g vinyl. Paste on covers, with obi strip, made in Japan. Limited to 1000 copies!
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      KapingbdiTake A Look OutsideSonorama
      This is the fourth, and until now, unreleased album by Kapingbdi, a six-piece band from West Africa, which billed itself as "African Jazz-Funk-Rock from...
      • Kapingbdi – Africa-I-Deh
      • Kapingbdi – Take A Look Outside
      • Kapingbdi – Yakunde
      • Kapingbdi – Don't Mess With The Music
      • Kapingbdi – Matumba
      • Kapingbdi – Africa Locomotion
      • Kapingbdi – Times So Hard
      • Kapingbdi – The Prayer (23rd Psalm)
      • Kapingbdi – Mama Africa
      Bibi AhmedAdghahSounds Of Subterrania
      Bibi Ahmed, head and bandleader of Group Inerane, is from Agadez, Niger, which is one of the most volatile, unbridled and dangerous parts of the world....
      • Bibi Ahmed – Sef-Afrikia
      • Bibi Ahmed – Tel Kal Tidit
      • Bibi Ahmed – Tamiditin Aïcha
      • Bibi Ahmed –  La Luma
      • Bibi Ahmed – Marhaba
      • Bibi Ahmed – La La La
      • Bibi Ahmed – I Fitalan
      • Bibi Ahmed – Tamiditin Janette
      • Bibi Ahmed –  Lucia Taura
      Obed Ngobeni & The Kurhula SistersTa DumaAfrosynth
      Obed Ngobeni and his backing singers the Kurhula Sisters were among the originators of Shangaan Disco, a genre that helped shape South Africa’s ‘bubblegum’...
      • Obed Ngobeni & The Kurhula Sisters – Ta Duma (12” Version)
      • Obed Ngobeni & The Kurhula Sisters – Ta Duma (Album Version)
      • Obed Ngobeni & The Kurhula Sisters – Ta Duma (12” Instrumental)
      • Obed Ngobeni & The Kurhula Sisters – Xikhobva
      Los CamaroesA Journey Into Cameroonian MusicNubiphone
      A compilation of the best early 7inch releases of the near-mythical Cameroonian band, Los Camaroes. Tracks taken from various singles from 1968 to 1975,...
      • Los Camaroes – Boo A Nun Muna
      • Los Camaroes – Special Nkumu Asenge
      • Los Camaroes – Wongele Mba
      • Los Camaroes – Mengala Maurice
      • Los Camaroes – Kodi
      • Los Camaroes – Esele Mulema Moam
      • Los Camaroes – Bia Tak Ayi Los
      • Los Camaroes – Annie
      • Los Camaroes – Kundug Bidza Bidza
      • Los Camaroes – Pitié
      • LP + Download Code£17.99
        Inc. 12 page booklet with extensive notes and exclusive pictures.
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      Chief Udoh EssietAfrobeat Highlife CrossingUwem Music
      New album from Chief Udoh! A veteran artist, singer, songwriter and virtuoso percussionist whose musical journey took him from the traditional rhythms...
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Big Mistake
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Mma Akadia Ata
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Mo Feran Re
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Make You No Quench
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – What Eye Dey See
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Wa Le Mi
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Help Me Now
      • Chief Udoh Essiet – Uwem Iduhe
      SurpriseBeleive MeBeauMonde Records
      Rare boogie album from Gabon recorded sometime in the early 80s - now reissued via BeauMonde!
      • Surprise – We Gonna Have Some Fun
      • Surprise – Ogoue
      • Surprise – Butter Fly
      • Surprise – Back To LBV
      • Surprise – Will, Be The Only One
      • Surprise – Beleive Me
      Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark IIIControlMr Bongo
      Extremely hard-to-find Ghanaian LP from legendary musician Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, originally released in 1980.The third in the series of Gyedu Blay Ambolley...
      • Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark III – Control
      • Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark III – Woye De Adofo
      • Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark III – Don't Go
      • Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark III – Mercy Kae Dabi
      • Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark III – Take Am So
      • Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark III – The Message (God Is Love)
      Sidiku BuariFeelings / Sidiku Buari And His Jam BustersBBE
      BBE presents two back-to-back, impossibly scarce and NYC Afrodisco by Sidiku Buari & His Jambusters, originally released on short-lived and highly collectible...
        The Polyversal SoulsSiakwaa / Nana Agyei (Medley)Philophon
        Wicked highlife 45 via the ever reliable Philophon label! 'Siakwaa / Nana Agyei' are two songs taken from Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings' album 'Sikyi...
        • The Polyversal Souls – Siakwaa / Nana Agyei (Medley) [feat. Sir Frank Karikari]
        • The Polyversal Souls – Odo Agye Gye Me (feat. Sir Frank Karikari)
        Ali Farka TouréSavaneWorld Circuit
        Malian blues pioneer Ali Farka Touré is one of the most important artists in African music. His extensive catalogue of solo albums and collaborations...
        • Ali Farka Touré – Erdi
        • Ali Farka Touré – Yer Bounda Fara
        • Ali Farka Touré – Beto
        • Ali Farka Touré – Savane
        • Ali Farka Touré – Soya
        Ebo TaylorPalaverBBE
        BBE unearth ‘Palaver’, a long-lost, previously unreleased 1980 album from Ghanaian guitarist and songwriter, Ebo Taylor. If Fela Kuti was the king...
        • Ebo Taylor – Palaver
        • Ebo Taylor – Make You No Mind
        • Ebo Taylor – Abebrese
        • Ebo Taylor – Help Africa
        • Ebo Taylor – Nyame Dadaw
        Sammy MassambaAzaliVive La Musique
        Killer disco/boogie cut lifted from his 1990 album, 'Beni Soit Ton Nom'. 100% party-starting tune backed with an up-to-date remix/edit from label boss,...
        • Sammy Massamba – Azali
        • Sammy Massamba – Birika
        • Sammy Massamba – Azali (Aroop Roy Edit)
        Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta WazutuGotta Take It CoolMr Bongo
        Mr Bongo reissue this tough, rare, mid-tempo Ghanaian funk & Highlife album from Ebo Taylor Junior, son of the mighty Ebo Taylor, originally released in...
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Lord We've Missed You
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – System To Love
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Begging On Knees
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – You've Got Yours Greedy Man
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Gotta Take It Cool
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Mondo Soul Funky
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Swinging Soul For Love
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Every Woman Needs A Helper
        • Ebo Taylor Jnr. with Wuta Wazutu – Love Is What I Need
        Return To The Mothers' Garden (More Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1971 - 1982)Various ArtistsAfrica Seven
        Africa Seven focus in on the music of female artists from Africa. Featuring essential cuts by the likes of Oby Onyioha, Christy Essien, Diane Solo, Miriam...
        • Theodora Ifudu – This Time Around
        • Oby Onyioha – Enjoy Your Life
        • Nana Love – Talking About Music
        • Joy Nwosu & Her Group – Azania
        • Miriam Makeba – Malaika
        • Nayanka Bell – Just A Boogie
        • Christy Essien – Nobody Can Stop You
        • Bebe Manga – Lokognolo
        • Diane Solo – N'Ziketio
        • Sissi Massila – Salif
        Cheikh Tidiane SeckTimbuktuKomos Records
        Elder statesman of Malian music, Cheikh Tidiane Seck, sends an Afro Jazz prayer to his friend and colleague Randy Weston over this album, propelling his...
          Miriam MakebaPata PataStrut
          Strut reissue an all-time classic of South African music, the definitive remastered edition of Miriam Makeba’s ‘Pata Pata’, her first album recorded...
          • Miriam Makeba – Pata Pata (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Ha Po Zamani (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – What Is Love (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Maria Fulo (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Yetentu Tizaleny (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Click Song Number One (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Ring Bell, Ring Bell (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Jol’Inkomo (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – West Wind (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – Saduva (Mono Version)
          • Miriam Makeba – A Piece Of Ground (Mono Version)
          Musical BreedSave The Little ChildrenDig This Way Records
          Nigerian digi-dub/boogie rarity, reissued via Dig This Way Records! The album was originally released in Nigeria by Tabansi Records and recorded at Afrodisia/Decca...
          • Musical Breed – Save The Little Children
          • Musical Breed – Save The Little Children (Dub) (DJ Version)
          • Musical Breed – Let's Chase Them
          • Musical Breed – Gamble Woman
          • Musical Breed – Gamble Woman (Dub) (DJ Version)
          • Musical Breed – If I'm To Rule The World
          UkandanzYeketelaleBuda Musique
          The adventure that links Damien Cluzel (guitars) and Lionel Martin (tenor sax), the two founders of the group, with the Ethiopian singer Asnake Guebreyes...
            SpazaSpazaMushroom Hour Half Hour
            An entirely improvised live album recorded in one take in the inner city of Johannesburg, featuring some of the city’s finest experimental musicians....
            • Spaza – Five Rand Airtime Nama-Eveready: 4000 Degrees
            • Spaza – Tigerbalm Nobuhlebakho (Interlude)
            • Spaza – Ice Squinchies: Waiting For You
            • Spaza – Magwinya, Mangola NeWhite Liver
            • Spaza – Invocations (Interlude)
            • Spaza – Sunlight, Glycerine, 2 Loose Draws
            • Spaza – Stametta Spuit: Invocations
            The Bees / Little Big ManOn: The Sound Of ON Records 1987-1989 Part 1Egoli Records
            Four track EP with some of the best 'bubblegum' cuts from DIY South African label, ON Records. South African house vibes featuring tracks from The Bees...
            • The Bees / Little Big Man – The Bees - Mjondolo
            • The Bees / Little Big Man – The Bees - She's A Witch
            • The Bees / Little Big Man – Little Big Man - Don't Do It
            • The Bees / Little Big Man – Little Big Man - Leribe
            MafikaON: The Sound Of ON Records 1987-1989 Part 2Egoli Records
            Second part of Egoli Records 12" focus of the mighty South African label, ON Records. Amazing, DIY, bubblegum music out of South Africa, this time putting...
            • Mafika – Roadblock
            • Mafika – Roadblock (Taxi Mix)
            • Mafika – Sbarara
            • Mafika – Lalavuka
            • Mafika – Black Jack
            Whoosha / Pamela NkuthaOn: The Sound Of On Records 1987-1989 Part 3Egoli Records
            Third part of Egoli Records 12" focus on the mighty South African label, ON Records. Amazing, DIY, bubblegum music out of South Africa, 4 killer tracks...
            • Whoosha / Pamela Nkutha – Whoosha - Mosquito
            • Whoosha / Pamela Nkutha – Whoosha - Nopaka
            • Whoosha / Pamela Nkutha – Pamela Nkhuta - Gambling
            • Whoosha / Pamela Nkutha – Pamela Nkhuta - Ano Tambura (Suffering)
            Free YouthWe Can MoveSoundway
            Soundway reissue Free Youth’s long sought-after 1985 single “We Can Move” - one of the first known examples of Ghanaian hip hop, emerging at the...
            • Free Youth – We Can Move
            • Free Youth – We Can Move (Drymbago 2019 Instrumental Version)
            Zack & GeebahFor The Love Of MoneyBBE
            BBE reissue 'For The Love Of Money’ - a along lost Afro-disco-boogie-reggae masterpiece from Liberian duo Zack & Geebah!
              Ojo BalingoAfrotunes Best Of Juju Vol. IIBBE
              BBE reissue this obscure juju album from 1985. Popularised all over the globe by King Sunny Ade in the 1980s, juju music had actually been around for decades...
              • Ojo Balingo – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo
              • Ojo Balingo – Ayo Igbala Ni Mofe
              • Ojo Balingo – Gbede Lonro Koko Lagbala
              • Ojo Balingo – Mrs Titilayo Martins
              • Ojo Balingo – Igbe Eiye Oloburo
              • Ojo Balingo – Jide Babalola & Bayo Babalola
              • Ojo Balingo – Soji Oyebade & Sola Kolawole
              • Ojo Balingo – Ile Aiye Ile Ese Ile Aiye Ogun
              • LP (180 gram)£19.99
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              Nkono TelesParty BeatsBBE
              BBE focus in on the music of Nkono Teles with this crucial reissue. Cameroun-born and Nigeria-bred, this innovative multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer...
              • Nkono Teles – Time For Fun
              • Nkono Teles – Love Vibration
              • Nkono Teles – Be My Lady (Extended Version)
              • Nkono Teles – Highlife Makossa
              • Nkono Teles – You'll Be Already (With My Love)
              • Nkono Teles – Party Beats
              Gyedu Blay AmbolleyAmbolleyMr Bongo
              Extremely hard-to-obtain album from the Ghanaian master composer, producer and musician. Originally released in 1982 by the WEA International label and...
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – It's Highlife
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Walking Down The Street
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – 'Cos I Love You
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Cut Your Coat
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Adwoa
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Simigwa
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Franfranta
              Zeal OnyiahTrumpet King Zeal Onyia ReturnsBBE
              BBE reissue 'Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns', a rare and sought-after highlife album from 1975 by Zeal Onyiah, one of the pioneers of West African highlife...
              • Zeal Onyiah – Zeal Anata
              • Zeal Onyiah – Nnata Na Aso Uso
              • Zeal Onyiah – Eluem Asaba
              • Zeal Onyiah – Zealinjo Nnoa (Welcome)
              • Zeal Onyiah – Zeal Eze Opi (Trumpet King)
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              Salim AbdullahNgoma TanzaniaDomino Sound
              Sweet and joyful sounds from the early 1960’s, Tanzania. Salum Abdallah and Cuban Marimba Band were at the forefront of “muziki wa dansi”, the emerging...
              • Salim Abdullah – Marumba Cha Cha
              • Salim Abdullah – Kindimwanga
              • Salim Abdullah – Beberu
              • Salim Abdullah – Masikitiko
              Julie CokerA Life In The Limelight: Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife, 1976-1981Kalita
              Kalita records release a compilation focusing on the musical career of Julie Coker, the queen of Nigerian television! Here we collate seven of Julie’s...
              • Julie Coker – Ere Yon
              • Julie Coker – Re Hese
              • Julie Coker – It’s All For You
              • Julie Coker – Sogio
              • Julie Coker – Gossiper Scandal Monger
              • Julie Coker – Iyo-Re
              • Julie Coker – Elelemi
              SinkaneDépayséCity Slang
              Seventh studio album from London born, Sudanese artist Sinkane. 'Dépaysé' tells a psychedelic, politically-charged tale via the medium of funk, afrobeat,...
                The BeesShe's A Witch (Tikoloshi)Afrosynth
                Little-known trio, The Bees' 1988 album 'She’s A Witch (Tikoloshi)' features six dancefloor-ready, distinctively South African tracks that show how the...
                • The Bees – She's A Witch (Tikoloshi)
                • The Bees – Hlabalaza
                • The Bees – Mjondolo (Bus House)
                • The Bees – Bantshi
                • The Bees – Ditenteng Jive
                • The Bees – Mathatha
                Penny PennyShilungu (inc. Esa & Mervin Granger ’99 mix)Soundway
                Reissue of this rare and in demand South African house / kwaito monster from the early 00s. Backed with a brand new remix from Esa!
                • Penny Penny – Shilungu
                • Penny Penny – Shilungu (Esa & Mervin Granger ’99 Mix)
                KabasaAfrican SunsetBBE
                Originally released in 1982 on the short-lived Lyncell Records imprint, BBE reissue the brilliant and ultra-rare album ‘African Sunset’ by South African...
                • Kabasa – Rainbow Children
                • Kabasa – Mafeteng
                • Kabasa – African Sunset
                • Kabasa – Feeling Of The 60's
                • Kabasa – Walking In The Jungle
                • Kabasa – Awundiva
                • Kabasa – Happy To Be Me
                • Kabasa – Sengiyesaba
                The Space CatsSomething NewCultures Of Soul
                Reissue of a sought-after disco album from South African group, The Space Cats! The raw, stripped back style of 'Something New' was originally released...
                • The Space Cats – Something New
                • The Space Cats – Mystery
                • The Space Cats – Masambehi
                • The Space Cats – The Dead Of The Night
                • The Space Cats – For Ever And Always
                • The Space Cats – Mother Earth
                Jay-U XperienceAbujaLeft Ear Records
                Key tracks from a 1993, CD only release by famed Nigerian artist, Jay U Xperience. Here, modern club styles (particularly that which where happening in...
                • Jay-U Xperience – Back To Motherland
                • Jay-U Xperience – Ancestral Call
                • Jay-U Xperience – Okokobioko
                • Jay-U Xperience – Abuja
                Sandy BQhum QhaksVumbuka Records
                Kawito tracks from cult South African producer, Sandy B, who was responsible for the sought after 'Amajovi Jovi' release of 1994 (subsequently reissued...
                • Sandy B – AmaYellow Bone
                • Sandy B – Shona Phansi
                • Sandy B – Bhatara/Yim 'Ophethe
                • Sandy B – Qhum Qhaks
                • Sandy B – Sikokela Rundkreds
                • Sandy B – Sandy B & Msawawa
                • Sandy B – Botoza
                BCUCThe HealingSilene Records
                Third album from Soweto sensations BCUC (aka Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness) with guest appearances from Afrobeat king Femi Kuti and renowned spoken...
                  Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas & Uhuru YenzuHitsville Re-visitedMr Bongo
                  Mr Bongo reissue this hard-to-obtain, vintage highlife from three true giants of the sound - Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas & Uhuru Yenzu. Originally released...
                    Polyversal SoulsThis Is Bolga! Pt. 1 & 2 (feat. Bolga All-Stars)Philophon
                    Another gem from the Philophon camp! Polyversal Souls bring the Bolga All-Stars from the north of Ghana to the party - they're a choir consisting of the...
                    • Polyversal Souls – This is Bolga! Pt. 1 & 2 (feat. Bolga All-Stars)
                    Odomore Osarenren And Ewaen Osetin StarsOyoetigbe: The Birth Of A ChildDig This Way Records
                    Reissue of this sought-after, late 80's Nigerian highlife obscurity - uplifting!
                    • Odomore Osarenren And Ewaen Osetin Stars – Ukhiokhio
                    • Odomore Osarenren And Ewaen Osetin Stars – Omoto
                    • Odomore Osarenren And Ewaen Osetin Stars – Iyereghe
                    • Odomore Osarenren And Ewaen Osetin Stars – Enotiomwan
                    Emma BalokaFreedomKetu Records
                    Official reissue of Emma Baloka's highly sought-after album 'Freedom', first released in Nigeria in 1982.
                    • Emma Baloka – Come To My Sweetie
                    • Emma Baloka – Funky Down
                    • Emma Baloka – Let's Love Each Other
                    • Emma Baloka – Freedom
                    • Emma Baloka – Sweet Darling
                    • Emma Baloka – Can I Stay With You?
                    MarginoHappy PeopleJamwax
                    Reissue of this rare South African boogie album from 1985 by SA musical icon, Margino!
                    • Margino – You Turn Me On
                    • Margino – You Need A Woman
                    • Margino – You
                    • Margino – Happy People
                    • Margino – I'm Getting Out
                    • Margino – One Hot Night
                    Sammy MassambaPropriété PrivéeSecousse Records
                    'Propriété Privée' is the pinnacle of Congolese musician Sammy Massamba’s style: a successful fusion of African and American music heritage, halfway...
                    • Sammy Massamba – Yamina
                    • Sammy Massamba – Mizele Ngue
                    • Sammy Massamba – Sala Keba
                    • Sammy Massamba – Propriété Privée
                    Atangana PascalYe Mot Ai Kare MotNanga Boko Records
                    Official reissue of 'Ye Mot Ai Kare Mot', the official 40 years anniversary reissue of the first album by Cameroonian musician, Atangana Pascal. Raw, Bikutsi...
                    • Atangana Pascal – Ye Mot Ai Kare Mot
                    • Atangana Pascal – Atangana Obewoe Ma
                    • Atangana Pascal – Oyene Nyolo Ane Nyobok
                    • Atangana Pascal – Komedeng
                    • Atangana Pascal – Amayang Wom
                    • Atangana Pascal – Za Ayana'Ma
                    • Atangana Pascal – Aluk Adang Ayia
                    • Atangana Pascal – Naya Minki (Exclusive Unreleased Bonus Track)
                    KapingbdiBorn In The NightSonorama
                    Kapingbdi hail from Liberia, West Africa and have their own imitable style. They effortlessly combine traditional African music in a modern mix of jazz,...
                    • Kapingbdi – Don't Escape
                    • Kapingbdi – You Go Go You Go Come
                    • Kapingbdi – Wrong Curfew Talk
                    • Kapingbdi – Our Heritage: Sengadebon
                    • Kapingbdi – Take The Guitar Out
                    • Kapingbdi – Boys Town
                    • Kapingbdi – Deadea (Edit)
                    • Kapingbdi – Mali Feeling
                    Madalitso BandWasalalaBongo Joe
                    Traditional rhythms from Malawian duo, Madalitso Band!
                    • Madalitso Band – Vina Vina Malawi
                    • Madalitso Band – Naphiri
                    • Madalitso Band – Mita
                    • Madalitso Band – Chikondi Cholawa
                    • Madalitso Band – Nambewe
                    • Madalitso Band – Wasalala
                    • Madalitso Band – Moyo Wa Lelo
                    • Madalitso Band – Chinakulaka