May 2015 African Rhythms Archives

African Rhythms — your weekly international jukebox, Thursdays from noon to two on KFAI.

New music from Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Tunisian oud master Smadj, and Congolese/French modernists Mbongwana Star along with classic sounds from South Africa, Mauritania, Madagascar, Jamaica and Cuba.

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Sauti Sol from Kenya join us live in the studio plus new music from Nneka, Novalima and Alune Wade & Harold Lopez-Nussa (a new Cuban/Senegalese collaboration), lots more old & new including a 1973 track by… the Beach Boys (you'll have to listen to find out why)!

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