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    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)
    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
    Neba SoloCan 2002Secousse
    In 1999, a friend of the young musician Neba Solo informed him that his country, Mali, would host the world-famous football event Africa Cup of Nations...
    • Neba Solo – Can 2002
    • Neba Solo – Musow
    VoilaaaTu Mens Devant MoiFavorite Recordings
    Voilaaa is one of the many projects led and produced by Bruno “Patchworks” Hovart, who’s proven over the past 15 years, his place amongst the finest...
    • Voilaaa – Tu Mens Devant Moi
    • Voilaaa – Faut Pas (Dub 2000)
    • Voilaaa – Faut Pas Dire Des Choses Comme Ça
    • Voilaaa – Women Can Do
    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,...
      Mr Bongo Record Club: Vol. 3Various ArtistsMr Bongo
      Mr Bongo return to their record club series, delivering another fine compilation of recent rare finds, favorites from DJ sets, plus hot selects from their...
      • J. B. De Carvalho E Seu Terreiro – Fui À Umbanda
      • Trio Ternura – A Gira
      • Alcione – Figa de Guiné
      • Impacto 5 – Longe Daqui Aqui Mesmo
      • Abaete – Pisa No Taboado
      • Tobias – Coisa Sentimental
      • Os Flippers – Estrelar
      • Spaceark – Don't Stop (Unreleased Long Version)
      • Pure Release – I'll Know It's Love For Sure
      • Luther Davis Group – You Can Be A Star
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      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)
      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...
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      Warrior & His Oriental Brothers InternationalMy Success (1981)
      Original Nigerian Vinyl! Vinyl/sleeve VG Lots of surface scratches plays well /sleeve F/G- +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
        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
        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...
            Oriental Brothers InternationalOriental Brothers International (1976)Afrodisia
            Original Nigerian vinyl (Afrodesia label) Vinyl VG ( surface marks plays well), sleeve F/G- (wear, spines split/taped)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro...
            • Oriental Brothers International – Murtala Mohammed
            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
            Captain PlanetClassics 4Kampana
            Kampana serves up four Afro disco jams, from Captain Planet, feat. his popular rework of Shina Williams' 'Agboju Logun'!
            • Shina Williams – Agboju Logun (Captain Planet Rework)
            • Captain Planet – Nosi Zole
            • Captain Planet – Pitie w/ Gozar
            • Captain Planet – Elephant Dance
            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
            Alogte Oho & His Sounds of JoyAllema TimbaPhilophon
            North-Ghanaian Frafra-Gospel shooting star Alogte Oho is back with his Sounds of Joy for their third 7" on Philophon. With this piece they anticipate the...
            • Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy – Allema Timba
            • Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy – Allema Timba (Instrumentals)
            Ekiti SoundAbeg No VexCrammed Discs
            Recorded in Lagos, Ekiti Sound’s debut album ‘Abeg No Vex’ fuses underground electronic music, fat hip hop drums, rolling African percussion, the...
            • Ekiti Sound – Land Of The Talking Drum
            • Ekiti Sound – Alutere
            • Ekiti Sound – Miss Dynamite
            • Ekiti Sound – Ase
            • Ekiti Sound – Lagos Lullabye
            • Ekiti Sound – Testify
            • Ekiti Sound – Oba Oluwa
            • Ekiti Sound – Slow Down
            • Ekiti Sound – Rap Kings
            • Ekiti Sound – Maybe There’s A Rainbow
            • Ekiti Sound – Super String Theory
            • Ekiti Sound – Ife
            • Ekiti Sound – A Song
            • Ekiti Sound – ADHD
            • Ekiti Sound – Timeless feat. Nneka
            Le Ry-Co JazzDansons... Avec Le Ry-Co JazzRadio Martiko
            Ten swirling and euphonic Afro-Latin gems from the Congolose band Ry-co Jazz, recorded between 1961 and 1966 for the Disques Vogue series “Dansons avec…”....
            • Le Ry-Co Jazz – Bina Charanga
            • Le Ry-Co Jazz – Curious Story
            • Le Ry-Co Jazz – Habiba Moussa
            • Le Ry-Co Jazz – Zaïna
            • Le Ry-Co Jazz – Pachanga
            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.
            • Original Book (300g)£10.00
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            African VibrationHindeSoundway
            Continuing the series of 12” dancefloor singles, Soundway Records presents the highly sought after track 80s dancefloor cut 'Hinde' by African Vibration...
            • African Vibration – Hinde
            • African Vibration – Hinde (Julien Dyne Rework)
            Nigeria 70: No Wahala - Highlife, Afro-funk & Juju 1973 -1987Various ArtistsStrut
            Strut present the first new volume in their pioneering ‘Nigeria 70’ series, bringing together rare highlife, Afro-funk and juju from the ‘70s and...
            • Odeyemi – Oni Suru
            • Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz – Sickness
            • Felixson Ngasia & The Survivals – Black Precious Colour
            • Sina Bakare – Africa
            • Saxon Lee And The Shadows International – Special Secret of Baby
            • Osayomore Joseph & The Creative 7 – Obonogbozu
            • International Brothers Band – Onuma Dimnobi
            • Don Bruce And The Angels – Kinuye
            • Rogana Ottah & His Black Heroes Int. – Let Them Say
            • Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes – Psychedelic Shoes
            • Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Titibitis – Iziegbe (Ekassa No. 70)
            • M.A. Jaiyesimi & His Crescent Bros Band – Mundiya Loju about
            • 1. Odeyemi – Oni Suru
            • 2. Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz – Sickness
            • 3. Felixson Ngasia & The Survivals – Black Precious Colour
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            Alemayehu Eshete & The Polyversal SoulsAddis Abeba BetePhilophon
            This is part three and the last of the collaboration series between Ethopia's legendary soul singer, Alemayehu Eshete and the Philophon house band The...
            • Alemayehu Eshete & The Polyversal Souls – Addis Abeba Bete (feat. Alemayehu Eshete)
            • Alemayehu Eshete & The Polyversal Souls – Portrait Of Alemayehu (Night-Time)
            K.O.G & The Zongo BrigadeWahala WahalaHeavenly Sweetness
            UK-based Afro-fusion 8-piece band, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade release of their debut album ‘Wahala Wahala’. Under the guidance of the outrageously talented...
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – For My People
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Money
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Suro Nipa
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Medowo
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Imela
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Home
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Agoro
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Dr Mensa
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Mona Lisa
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Transmission
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Mad Up
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Wahala
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Wonderful Life
            • K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade – Sahara
            New TutenkhamenI Wish You Were MineNyami Nyami
            Nyami Nyami reissue a lost piece of Zimbabwean musical history - the only album from local legends the New Tutenkhamen, combining jazz, soul, folk and...
            • New Tutenkhamen – Tutenkhamen Theme
            • New Tutenkhamen – Sunday Morning
            • New Tutenkhamen – I wish you were mine
            • New Tutenkhamen – Togetherness
            • New Tutenkhamen – True love
            • New Tutenkhamen – Ane Nungo
            • New Tutenkhamen – Big Brother Malcolm
            • New Tutenkhamen – Forever Together
            • New Tutenkhamen – Me An' Dolly
            • New Tutenkhamen – Johburg Bound
            Zuhura SwalehSinge TemaBuda Musique
            First-time reissue of a Deep Taarab masterpiece from legendary Swahili singer Zuhura Swaleh, recorded in Nairobi in 1981.
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Singe Tema
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Jino la Pembe
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Zizi la Huba
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Hasira Zako
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Wasafiri
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Bado Yuko Hai
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Kisu
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Ya Zamani
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Chungu
            • Zuhura Swaleh – Humvui Alovikwa
            This Is Frafra Power: This is Frafra Power: New Music from Bongo, Bolgatanga, Ghana - Upper East RegionVarious ArtistsMakkum Records
            Amazing collection of African music sourced and recorded by Francis Ayamga, King Ayisoba's drummer. This compilation features styles from gospel, kologo,...
            • Fausty Amoa Mabila – Nosonayine
            • Awudu Messenger – Seero
            • Linda Ayupuka – Ndaana E'era Ymah
            • Atiah Mba – Hunanki
            • Ragizeer – Matala Ligiri
            • I Remember Yesterday – Bonboringa N Lobema
            • Big Gad – Socre
            • Sugri Hajia Zenabu – Sugri
            HejiraThread Of GoldLima Limo
            London-based trio Hejira announce their second LP Thread of Gold, released through their own Lima Limo Records. 'Thread of Gold' tells the story of vocalist,...
            • Hejira – Save it for Another
            • Hejira – Joyful Mind
            • Hejira – Ribs
            • Hejira – Lima Limo
            • Hejira – Empire
            • Hejira – A Taxi Man
            • Hejira – Seven
            • Hejira – You
            • Hejira – Thread of Gold
            RobRobMr Bongo
            Accra-born pianist and frontman only released a few albums in small quantities, yet two of them are among the most sought-after records from 70’s Africa....
            • Rob – Funky Rob Way
            • Rob – Forgive Us All
            • Rob – Boogie On
            • Rob – Just One More Time
            • Rob – Your Kiss Stole Me Away
            • Rob – More
            Jackpot Jive Vol​.​1 - Rare South African 45s 1973-1982Various ArtistsMasterlabs Records
            **Limited to 300 copies only!** A brilliantly curated selection of tracks from the SA underground in the decade recorded between the early 70s to the early...
              Africa Airways Five: Brace Brace Boogie 1976-1982Various ArtistsAfrica Seven
              Fifth release in Africa Seven's premiere compilation series, 'Africa Airways'. Brace yourselves for ten slices of Afro-boogie goodness, featuring big hitters...
              • Black Bells Group – Sweet Sidney
              • Charly Kingson – Nanga 'Boko
              • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Highlife
              • Dikalo – Fine Biscuits
              • Mekongo President – Angona Mana
              • Fotso – French Girl
              • Tala AM – Sugar Lump
              • JK Mandengue – Chibidaba, Chibidaba
              • Jide Obe – Too Young
              • Mulamba – Dashiki (Version Instrumentale)
              Kel AssoufBlack TenereGlitterbeat
              Kel Assouf return with a new transformative collection, 'Black Tenere'. Produced by the band's keyboardist, Sofyann Ben Youssef, the mastermind behind...
              • Kel Assouf – Fransa
              • Kel Assouf – Tenere
              • Kel Assouf – Alyochan
              • Kel Assouf – Tamatant
              • Kel Assouf – America
              • Kel Assouf – Amghar
              • Kel Assouf – Ariyal
              • Kel Assouf – Taddout
              • Kel Assouf – Ubary
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              TataIt's A MessSharp Flat
              Two sizzling South African boogie tracks from Kabasa’s, Tata Sibeko. Party-starting productions from 1985, reissued via Sharp Flat.
              • Tata – It's A Mess
              • Tata – Afro Breakdance
              Ladysmith Black MambazoTwo Worlds One Heart (1990)Warner Bros. Records
              South African harmony group.
                • Original LP£7.99
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                Akofa AkoussahAkofa AkoussahMr Bongo
                Rich, deep, percussive soulful folk album from master Togolese singer, Akofa Akoussah! A rare 1976 album release reissued via Mr. Bongo!
                • Akofa Akoussah – Tango
                • Akofa Akoussah – Ramer Sans Rame
                • Akofa Akoussah – La Lem
                • Akofa Akoussah – Mitso Aseye
                • Akofa Akoussah – Dandou Kodjo
                • Akofa Akoussah – Kimumbu
                • Akofa Akoussah – G Blem Di
                • Akofa Akoussah – I Tcho Tchass
                Sir Shina PetersSeweleStrut
                Strut reissue reissue this stunning (and now very rare) original album from the early career of Nigerian juju star Shina Peters, ‘Sewele’ from 1986!
                • Sir Shina Peters – Sewele
                • Sir Shina Peters – Yabis
                • Sir Shina Peters – Agbe’Ere De
                • Sir Shina Peters – Late Aboderin
                HamaHoumeissaSahel Sounds
                Nigerian composer Hama presents a groundbreaking album of traditional electronic desert folk songs. A truly unique release with production touches that...
                • Hama – Terroir
                • Hama – Houmeissa
                • Hama – Dounia
                • Hama – Bororo
                • Hama – Wassa
                • Hama – Takamba
                • Hama – Touareg
                • Hama – Baoura
                Victor DéméVictor DéméHeavenly Sweetness
                The first commercial vinyl edition of this classic of modern African music, from Burkinab musician and singer-songwriter Victor Deme. The album is a unique...
                • Victor Démé – Fond De Cour (Intro)
                • Victor Démé – Djôn'maya
                • Victor Démé – Toungan
                • Victor Démé – Chérie
                • Victor Démé – Deni Mouke Ila
                • Victor Démé – Burkina Mousso
                • Victor Démé – Deni Kemba
                • Victor Démé – Djarabi
                • Victor Démé – Dankan
                • Victor Démé – Peuple Burkinabé
                • Victor Démé – Sabu
                • Victor Démé – Djabila
                • Victor Démé – Le Passage De L'Arc À Bouche (Interlude)
                • Victor Démé – Tama Ngnogon
                • Victor Démé – Dala Môgôya
                Massa DembeleMezana Dounia (2017)Izniz
                Deep stuff!Recorded in August 2015 in Ougadougou, Burkina FasoThis is neo-traditional griot music featuring the kamale N'goniThis is Dembele's initial...
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                  Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & his Nigeria Sound Makers InernationalMakojo (1985)Polygram Records
                  Original Nigerian Vinyl!
                  • Chief Stephen Osita & his Nigeria Sound Makers Inernational – Makojo
                  • Original LP£25.00
                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGRare Independent Nigerian vinyl.
                    +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                    Has some marks, sleeve wear. 100% guaranteed.
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                  Yoruba SingersFighting For SurvivalCultures Of Soul
                  The Yoruba Singers released several recordings during their imperial period in the nineteen 70s and 80s, but what is broadly regarded as the group’s...
                  • Yoruba Singers – Frustration
                  • Yoruba Singers – Revolution Day
                  • Yoruba Singers – Lingo
                  • Yoruba Singers – Abiola
                  • Yoruba Singers – Bleeding With Hate
                  • Yoruba Singers – Fighting For Survival
                  • Yoruba Singers – Drums Make The World Go Round
                  • Yoruba Singers – Me Selwyn Buddy Clyde
                  • Yoruba Singers – Amara Joe
                  • Yoruba Singers – Zamin
                  • Yoruba Singers – Swarie - A Country Festival