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    Sir Shina Adewale And His Super Stars InternationalVerse 5 (1978)Wel-Kadeb Records
    Rare Nigerian LP
      • Original LP£40.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Nigerian LP - Vinyl is great, sleeve is solid but wavy.
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      Moulay Ahmed El HassaniAtlas ElectricHive Mind Records
      Hive Mind release a compilation of songs by Moulay Ahmed El Hassani, a master of modern Moroccan music, who updates traditional folk forms with drum machines,...
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Li Nssak Nssah
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Yak Ennas Mlklil Darou Labas
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Ould Lhram
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Fache Ainik Anta
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Ana Mazal Kanabghik
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Dnya Yakhlik
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Ya Li Hjarni
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Addabtini Mahantini
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Mi Hanna Dada
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Lklam Lakhar
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Ya Lmmima Matabkich Hada Hali
      • Moulay Ahmed El Hassani – Loukan Fik Lkhir
      Tallawit TimbouctouHali DialloSahel Sounds
      Rare recording of contemporary takamba music. Tallawit Timbouctou are champions of 'takamba', a hypnotic traditional music from northern Mali.
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Intro
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Hali Diallo
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Super Continue
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Adernibah
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Khomeissa
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Ami Cisse
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Kanji
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Kalitay
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Abacabok
      • Tallawit Timbouctou – Chebiba
      DamilyValimbiloBongo Joe
      Spiritual, contemporary African sounds via France - more killer wares via the Bongo Joe label!
      • Damily – Malay Nama
      • Damily – Aomby Mazava Ioha
      • Damily – Kalitaky
      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,...
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Sukkar, Sukkar, Sukkar
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Om Schar Asmar Medaffar
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Hanwil Tanza
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Yah Nasma Yah Halina
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Mabruk
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Amira
      • Ali Hassan Kuban – Nouba [Bonus Track]
      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...
      • Nana Tuffour – Sikyi Medley
      • Nana Tuffour – M'Anu Me Ho
      • Nana Tuffour – Asamando
      • Nana Tuffour – Jesus
      Orchestre Shika-ShikaHit After HitNo Wahala Sounds
      A selection of singles recorded by Congolese band Shika Shika in Kenya between 1981-1984. Intricate interwoven guitar leads, bustling bass, the high-hat...
      • Orchestre Shika-Shika – Mangenge
      • Orchestre Shika-Shika – Tika Na Lela
      • Orchestre Shika-Shika – Cherie Safi (Pt. 1)
      • Orchestre Shika-Shika – Cherie Safi (Pt. 2)
      • Orchestre Shika-Shika – Bibi Tamaa
      • Orchestre Shika-Shika – Bana Nkoi
      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...
      • Thabang Tabane – Richard
      • Thabang Tabane – Father and Mother
      • Thabang Tabane – Ke Mmone
      • Thabang Tabane – Bengekho
      • Thabang Tabane – Ngwananga
      • Thabang Tabane – Nyanda Yeni
      • Thabang Tabane – Thuli (Mama)
      • Thabang Tabane – Dlanga Dlanga
      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...
      • Original Book (500g)£30.00
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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...
        Shaluza Max / Tabu Ley RochereauMangase / Hafi DeoSoundway
        Repress! On the A-side South African singer, Shaluza Max's massive Mashkandi / house anthem from 2002 gets a first release on vinyl. This track was a...
        • Shaluza Max – Mangase
        • Tabu Ley Rochereau – Hafi Deo
        Les Choc Stars Du Zaire / Teknokrat'sNakombe Nga / What Did She SayRush Hour
        Zairian electronic dance floor banger “Nakombe Nga” by Les Choc Stars, backed with the, largely unheard Belgium new beat version on the flip from the...
        • Choc Stars – Nakombe Nga
        • Teknokrat's – What Did She Say
        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...
        • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Akoko Ba
        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...
        • Hycentto Junior – J.B. Control
        • Hycentto Junior – D.J. Celebrate Mix
        • Hycentto Junior – Mama Groove
        • Hycentto Junior – Apartheid War
        • Hycentto Junior – Reggae Dub
        • Hycentto Junior – Baby Why
        • Hycentto Junior – I Love You
        Miriam MakebaMy StoryBloomsbury
        Autobiography of the South African singer. S/hand hardback book with dust cover
        The Soul KidsToute L'Afrique Danse Vol. 10Hot Casa
        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...
        • The Soul Kids – Licking Stick 1
        • The Soul Kids – Licking Stick 2
        • The Soul Kids – Lolo Soul
        • The Soul Kids – Lolo Soul 2
        • The Soul Kids – Hey Jude
        • The Soul Kids – Du Respect
        • The Soul Kids – Papa Has Got A Brand New Bag I
        • The Soul Kids – Papa Has Got A Brand New Bag II
        • The Soul Kids – Non, Ce N'est Pas Vrai
        • The Soul Kids – Je Suis Abandonné
        • The Soul Kids – J'ai Pleuré Ma Belle
        • The Soul Kids – Jusqu'à Minuit
        Stella ChiwesheKasahwa: Early SinglesGlitterbeat
        A collection of hypnotising early singles by the renowned Zimbabwean Mbira master and a true African music icon. The songs were mostly recorded in the...
        • Stella Chiweshe – Ratidzo
        • Stella Chiweshe – Chipindura
        • Stella Chiweshe – Kasahwa
        • Stella Chiweshe – Gomoriye
        • Stella Chiweshe – Gwendurugwe
        • Stella Chiweshe – Mayaya (Parts 1 & 2)
        • Stella Chiweshe – Musarakunze
        • Stella Chiweshe – Nhemamusasa
        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...
        • Original Book (300g)£10.00
          Out-of-print paperback. in good condition
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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 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...
        Dur Dur Of SomaliaVolume 1 & Volume 2Analog Africa
        Reissue of the band’s first two albums - the first installment in a three-part series dedicated to Dur-Dur Band - represents the first fruit of Analog...
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Ohiyee
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Yabaal
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Heelo
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Hiyeeley
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Aw Baahilowlow
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Doon Baa Maraysoo
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Intro Vol 2
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Jaceyl Mirahiis
        • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Dab - Abdulahi Sharif Hasan
        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...
        • Book (450g)£18.99
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        • Original Book (500g)£10.00
          Secondhand book in good condition, stickers on cover, insides clean
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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...
          • Guelewar Band Of Banjul – Yaye Ramoutoulaye
          • Guelewar Band Of Banjul – Balla Jigi
          • Guelewar Band Of Banjul – Tara
          • Guelewar Band Of Banjul – Sanehmentereng
          • Guelewar Band Of Banjul – Ouvaryea
          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....
            • LP£22.99
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            • CD£12.99
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            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,...
            • Etran de L’Air – Etran Hymne
            • Etran de L’Air – Agrim Agadez
            • Etran de L’Air – Tenere Maliat
            • Etran de L’Air – Mon Amour
            • Etran de L’Air – Hadija
            • Etran de L’Air – Tarha
            • Etran de L’Air – Tamiditine
            • LP£20.99
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            Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian QuintetAfro-Latin Soul Vol. 2Strut
            Official reissue of this landmark Mulatu Astatke album!Strut do the right thing and reissue this all-time classic Mulatu album from 1966. One of the best...
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – The Panther (Boogaloo)
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Konjit (Pretty)
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Soul Power
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Lover's Mambo
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Love Mood For Two
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Jijiger
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Girl From Addis Ababa
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Karayu
            • Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet – Raina
            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!
            • Tunde Mabadu – Alabosi
            • Tunde Mabadu – Disco Press Funk
            • Tunde Mabadu – Amupara Ko Ma Dara
            • Tunde Mabadu – African Parowo
            • Tunde Mabadu – Angelina - Sugar Daddy
            • Tunde Mabadu – Viva Disco (Instrumental)
            Kiki GyanFeeling So GoodOom Dooby Dochas
            Oom Dooby Dochas present the first ever reissue of Kiki Gyan's afro-disco classic!
            • Kiki Gyan – Disco Dancer
            • Kiki Gyan – Sunshine Baby
            • Kiki Gyan – Sexy Dancer
            • Kiki Gyan – Black Afro Punk
            • Kiki Gyan – Alhaji Who Are You
            • Kiki Gyan – We Make Music
            • LP£22.99
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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...
            • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – The Merciful God
            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...
              • Adewale Ayuba – We Are Happy People
              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 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 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 & 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%...
                        • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Ori Lo Mo Ise A Sela
                        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 – E Gbe Kini Yi Laruge
                        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...
                        • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Ayo Orun Sokale
                        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...
                        • Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band – O Ti Pe Ti Mo Ti Ngbo Orin Obey
                        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,...
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Iba
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Orin Gidi
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ilu
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ẹyọ-Sẹsẹ
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Garaje
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ọrọ Owe
                        • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ire
                        King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsAjoo (1983)Sunny Alade
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of scratches plays ok/Sleeve G staining wear High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                        • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Ajo Ni Mo Re
                        Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandPatience (1988)Obey
                        Crazy synth digital hi life groover - nice! Original Nigerian Vinyl FAIR ONLY! /Sleeve VG +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                        • Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band – Suru La Fi Nsoko Obinrin
                        Dizzy K.Sweet Music Vol. 1Sticky Buttons
                        Dizzy K Falola is one of Nigeria's most adored disco funk artists form the early 80's. His career was propelled by EMI Nigeria who brought him to notoriety...
                        • Dizzy K. – Excuse Me Baby
                        • Dizzy K. – Link The Boogie
                        • Dizzy K. – Saturday Night Raps
                        • Dizzy K. – I'll Never Love Again
                        • Dizzy K. – Take It to the DJ
                        • Dizzy K. – Ife - Love
                        • Dizzy K. – You
                        • Dizzy K. – Baby Kilode
                        • Dizzy K. – Omoge
                        • Dizzy K. – Be My Friend (Edit)
                        • Dizzy K. – Special Love
                        • Dizzy K. – Sweet Music
                        • Dizzy K. – Konga Mama
                        • Dizzy K. – Yes, I Love You
                        Super ElcadosTogetherness Is Always A Good Venture: Tambourine Party Vol. 2Mr Bongo
                        Official Mr Bongo reissue of the ultra-rare album by ‘Super Elcados’. A fusion of heavyweight Nigerian funk, soul & disco, originally released by EMI...
                        • Super Elcados – Tambourine Party
                        • Super Elcados – Afro Funk
                        • Super Elcados – Xray Gun
                        • Super Elcados – How Much I Love You
                        Mike Nyoni and Born FreeMy Own ThingNow-Again Records / Now-Again Reserve
                        Now-Again’s deluxe Reserve edition series focuses on the music of Zamrock musician Mike Nyoni - first ever anthology of his funky, psych-rock and folkloric...
                        • Mike Nyoni and Born Free – Mad Man
                        • New LP (180g) + Download Code£49.99
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