Twitter Radio: Afrobeat

>> Sunday, January 31, 2010

I love funk. When I started actually reading about funk in 2005, my folks Siraj Fowler showed me this documentary about Fela Kuti, the James Brown of Afrobeat. Although I'd never heard about Fela, I soon learned that my father used to play his music. In fact, I recognized one song.

This morning, I felt that soulful Sunday vibe, and "Ain't Nothing Like Afrobeat in the Morning."

My favorite Afrobeat song. "Don't Bring That Shit to Me" by Seun Kuti

Here's my #TwitterRadio Afrobeat Mix:

Kicking off this morning mix with some Fela Kuti, Originator of the Afro Beat sound.
It's also important to note that Afrobeat has also influenced Hip Hop. Here are a few obvious tracks:



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