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Ali Hassan KubanFrom Nubia To CairoPiranha Records
From a self-taught musician exploring his Nubian people’s musical roots to a professional, successfully leading his various bands into new, vibrant,...
Jungle By NightLivingstoneNew Dawn
Jungle by Night are back to ignite dance floors with their propulsive fusion of Afro beats, Turkish-style psych and modern cumbia rhythms!
Kenya Special: Remixes & EditsVarious ArtistsSoundway
**Repress of the in-demand 'Kenya Special: Remixes & Edits' 12" from 2013!** Includes a killer 1977 remix of Mbiri Young Stars from Batida and a wicked...
  • 1. Mbiri Young Stars – Ndiri Ndanogio Niwe (Batida 1977 Remix)
  • 2. Kalambya Boys – Kivelenge (The Busy Twist Remix)
  • 3. Nairobi Matata Jazz – Mapenzi Hayana Daktari (Frankie Francis Edit)
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A7 Edits Vol.1 (feat. Stefano Ritteri edits)Various ArtistsA7 Edits
Africa Seven presents A7 Edits, a new sister label aimed directly at the dancefloor featuring killer original cuts and edits. First up is Stefano Ritteri...
  • 1. Ekambi Brillant – Nyambe (Stefano Ritteri edit)
  • 2. Ekambi Brillant – Nyambe
  • 3. Bunzu Soundz – Zinabu (Stefano Ritteri edit)
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The Scorpions & Saif Abu BakrJazz, Jazz, JazzHabibi Funk
Habibi Funk reissue the highly sought after, Sudanese jazz LP from The Scorpions & Saif Abu Bakr, 'Jazz, Jazz, Jazz'. An OG goes for big money online,...
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Hugh MasekelaThe Emancipation Of Hugh Masekela (1966)Chisa
Rare afro jazz from trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Original USA Vinyl VG (surface marks plays well)/Sleeve VG (has age/ring wear)100% Guarantee on this and...
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Nana TuffourSikyi MedleyKalita Records
Kalita present a 12” EP comprised of four of Nana Tuffour’s greatest electronic "burger highlife" tracks. This release features two highly sought-after...
Thabang TabaneMatjaleMushroom Hour Half Hour
Stunning, contemporary African music from, Thabang Tabane. His debut solo album, 'Matjale' is a driving, percussion-heavy, joyous and worldly version of...
Africa O-Ye!A Celebration Of African MusicGuinness Publishing
DESCRIPTION:The sounds of Africa have been infiltrating Western music and culture for some time. This book traces the development of the various musical...
Onyeka OnwenuEndless LifeHis Master's Voice
Nigeria disco boogie Original Nigerian VinylVinyl VG+ (surface marks plays fine) , sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
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The Music Of AfricaBy J. H. Kwabena NketiaVictor Gollancz (1986)
A comprehensive guide to the music of this complex and diverse continent. 1st edition UK s/hand hardback in great condition w/dustjacket (is ex-library...
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Angélique KidjoRemain In LightKravenworks
Beninese singer, Angélique Kidjo tackles an album-length 're-imagining' of Talking Heads’ 1980 landmark album, 'Remain in Light'. The album features...
Gyedu Blay AmbolleySimigwaMr Bongo
Legendary Ghanian album given the reissue treatment by Mr Bongo! Highlife, afrobeat, folk and funk all present on this Ambolleys debut solo album originally...
Hycentto JuniorMama Groove (Bonus Edition)Lorem Ipsum
French label, Lorem Ipsum reissue Nigerian musician, Hycentto Junior's 1991 LP, ' Mama Groove' (complete with key tracks from his first 1984 album, 'At...
Miriam MakebaMy StoryBloomsbury
Autobiography of the South African singer. S/hand paperback book in ok cond only (difft cover)
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The Soul KidsToute L'Afrique Danse Vol. 10Hot Casa Records
Hot Casa reissued the rare 'Toute L'Afrique Danse Vol. 10' by Congolese funk band, The Soul Kids! This reissue of their impossible to find debut album...
Dick DicksonIn The PocketBeauMonde Records
Official reissue of a super rare and sought after, heavyweight Afro boogie 12" by Cameroonian-born singer, Dick Dickson! Killer!
African Pop: Goodtime Kingsby Billy BergmanBlandford
Excellent book covering fela, King Sunny Ade, Manu Dibango, Franco, Olatunji and more. Sections include Highlife, AfroBeat, Juju, Griots and more. Good...
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Breakout - Profiles in African RhythmBy Gary StewartChicago (1992)
Features on Fela Kuti, Kanda Bongo Man, Docteur Nico, Sonny Okosuns, Afro-Beat and more.
African All Stars: The Pop Music Of A Continentby Chris Stapleton & Chris MayPaladin
Out of print p/b UK copy in good conditionFrom Afrobeat to Highlife, Juju, Township Jazz, Zouk - it's all here.
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African Musics in Context. Institutions, Culture, Identityby Thomas Solomon
African Musics in Context discusses the place of performing arts in Ugandan society, archiving music and music sources, performing archival music, performing...
Two Niles to Sing a Melody: The Violins & Synths of SudanVarious ArtistsOstinato Records
Superb follow up to the essential 'Sweet As Broken Dates' and 'Synthesize the Soul', this gem, 'Two Niles to Sing a Melody' revives the enchanting harmonies,...
  • 1. Emad Youssef – Al Bareedo Ana (The One I Love)
  • 2. Abdel El Aziz Al Mubarak – Ma Kunta Aarif Yarait (I Wish I Had Known)
  • 3. Kamal Tarbas – Min Ozzalna Seebak Seeb (Forget Those That Divide Us)
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Music Is The Weapon Of The FutureFifty Years Of African Popular MusicLawrence Hill Books
Secondhand book in good condition, stickers on cover, insides cleanFrom the unique voice of Salif Keita and the hard funk of Fela Kuti to the poignant...
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Music in Africaby Adana Dzemila
Africa is such a large and diverse continent. Outside Africa, there is often only talk about Africa as one country: For example Tunisia and Tanzania could...
Lion SongsThomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe
NEARLY 70% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE! LOVELY USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Like Fela Kuti and Bob Marley, singer, composer, and bandleader...
Marcus Strickland & TWI LifePeople Of The SunBlue Note
Brooklyn composer-saxophonist Marcus Strickland and his band Twi-Life will release the new album People of the Sun via Blue Note/Revive Music. Strickland...
Guelewar Band Of BanjulHalleli N' DakarouTeranga Beat
The latest offering from the exciting Senegalese label, Teranga Beat. This 80's recording of Gambian band, Guelewar, hits deep and put's them amongst the...
Jess Sah Bi & Peter OneOur Garden Needs Its FlowersAwesome Tapes From Africa
Haunting country-folk from 1980s Ivory Coast via Awesome Tapes From Africa. Politically conscious themes performed on harmonica, slide guitar and vibes....
Etran de L’AirNo. 1Sahel Sounds
Based in the Northeast of Niger, Etran de L’Air is one of the longest running bands in Agadez. They play a loud and raucous version of Saharan rock,...
Hailu MergiaYegojam Marnesh / Yegle NeshAwesome Tapes From Africa
Limited promo release ahead of Hailu Mergia’s new album! Where the album scales angular heights between modern jazz and Ethiopian harmonies, these two...
DjeuhDjoah & Lieutenant NicholsonEl NinoHot Casa Records
Contemporary, party-starting afro-funk heaters from French duo, DjeuhDjoah & Lieutenant Nicholson!
Tunde MabaduViva DiscoMr Bongo
Ultra rare and sought after afro beat from 1980, reissued by Mr Bongo, originally issued on Afrodesia. Up-beat, afro, party-starters a plenty here!
Kiki GyanFeeling So GoodOom Dooby Dochas
Oom Dooby Dochas present the first ever reissue of Kiki Gyan's afro-disco classic!
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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsMerciful (1987)Atom Park
Quality Digital JujuRARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG- (wear) High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on...
Oliver De Coque And His Expo'76-Ogene Sound Super Of AfricaAtutu Gepu Mpi Ekwe Gesiya Ike (1984)Ogene Records
Rare Original = Nigerian Original Vinyl F/G- /Sleeve VG +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Adewale AyubaBubble (1991)CBS
Heavy and deep! Rare Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG/VG+, sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band (1975)Decca (West Africa) Limited
Wicked juju Original Nigerian Vinyl VG lot of marks but plays well /Sleeve G+ lot of wear, taped spines etc +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band (1975)Decca
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG/VG+ /Sleeve G+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandSolution (1984)Obey
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG+ but bit of background at starts of sides /Sleeve VG (wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandThank You (Ose) (1983)Obey
Wicked juju soundsOriginal Nigerian vinyl. RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG- lot of wearHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey And His International Bros.The Horse The Man And His Son? (1973)Decca
Deep! Original Nigerian Vinyl VG lot of marks but plays VG+ /Sleeve VG- +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandVictory (1987)OBEY
Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve G only lot of wear at top +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji VibrationsIjo Olomo (1983)Siky Oluyole Records
RARE AND HEAVY Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- has scratches and some noise)/Sleeve VG- (has wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 OrganizationKolawole O KuKollington Records
Rare Nigerian vinyl. HEAVY! Quality Yoruba Bata Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG-/G+, sleeve VG (wear/tape) +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
King Sunny AdeMy Dear (1986)Atom Park
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of marks plays well/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and...
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsSound Vibration! (1978)Sunny Alade
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG/Sleeve VG- (wear/tape)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsThe Child (1988)Atom Park
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG/Sleeve VG- (wear/creasing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandPeace (1983)Obey
Groovy synth meets Hawaian guitar! DEEP RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG /Sleeve VG (wear/writing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji MachineSynchro Sound System & PowerMade In LagosSoul Jazz Records
‘Synchro Sound System & Power’ features the music of Nigeria Fuji Machine, which includes some of Nigeria's finest ‘Fuji’ master drummers and singers,...
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsAura (1984)Sunny Alade
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