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Humans

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Tolembi; Power To The Women; Prime Resources; Tokomona; Stop Talking; They Come & They Go; All You Need Is Air; Walk Alone.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

London Afrobeat Collective: Humans

Read "Humans" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Hard-driving, politically-charged, rhythmic, irresistibly-danceable music; what else could be expected from a band that mixes influences from Fela Kuti, Parliament/Funkadelic, Frank Zappa, and Nile Rogers and Bernard Edwards into one exciting and uplifting musical pot? Such expectations are high, but the London Afrobeat Collective meets them with ease. There have been a few personnel ...

Food Chain

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015
Track listing: Celebrity Culture; Prejudice; Ijo Ina (Fire Dance); I No Be Criminal; Say What You Mean; First World Problems; Ole (Lazy); Prime Minister.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

London Afrobeat Collective: Food Chain

Read "Food Chain" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

It's based in London, it's a collective and it plays afrobeat, a strongly rhythmic musical style associated particularly with Fela Kuti. That's the basic info. Much more importantly Food Chain, the London Afrobeat Collective's second album (there are a couple of EPs too), is a bit of a monster--full of dancefloor-filling beats, allied to politically-aware lyrics, ...


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