DJ Sessions: The Best Of Afrobeat09:54

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Photo by Ray Yau)
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Photo by Ray Yau)

DJ Rich Medina (@richmedina), who hosts "Jump N Funk" afrobeat dance parties, shares with us the history of Afrobeat music, and how founder Fela Kuti's legacy continues to inspire musicians and listeners all over the world.

Antibalas (Photo by Michael Davis)
Antibalas (Photo by Michael Davis)

Music From The Segment

Tony Allen, "Progress"

Antibalas, "Filibuster XXX"

Seun Kuti, "Na Oil"

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, "Sankofa"

Cassady Rosenblum produced and edited this interview for broadcast.

This segment aired on November 7, 2019.


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