Gatyeni - Various - African Rebel Music - Roots Reggae And Dancehall
Label: Out Here Records - OH 004 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Reggae • Style: Reggae, Dancehall
African reggae has always been a hit-or-miss affair. While there have long been reggae artists working the local music scenes of South Africa, Mauritania, and Uganda, the continent has produced only two real international stars: Alpha Blondy from Ivory Coast and, even bigger, Lucky Dube from South Africa. This compilation of tracks presents a wide variety of artists from such disparate locales as Mauritania, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal, and it raises hopes for the future of African reggae while still revealing a pretty uneven musical landscape.
On the evidence here, it appears that the most exciting developments are taking place in Nigeria: there's a subtle complexity to Mad Melon and Mt. Black 's "Sinsemilia" that you wouldn't necessarily Gatyeni - Various - African Rebel Music - Roots Reggae And Dancehall from a song by that title, and Bantu brings a nice hip-hop flavor to "One Vive One Flow, Pt. There's also the odd sprinkling of political banality Alif 's "Wooyo" and musical banality H2O 's "African"but overall this is an exciting and encouraging compilation.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Cant Help Thinking About Me - David Bowie - Storytellers New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Stray Dog - Rachel Brooke - Junk Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods.
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Reggae. Styles Dancehall Roots Reggae. Track Listing. Owange RMX. Peter Miles. Africa Unite. East African Reggae Bashment Crew.
Bad Boy. Tonton d'America. Tiken Jah Fakoly. Wachita Over. Leo Muntu. Prince Dully Sykes. Jazzie B. Mad Melon. Bless My Room. Necessary Noize. Wouty Zion. One Vibe One Flow, Pt.
Didier Awadi. We Must Rebel. Rebellion the Recaller. Shashamane on My Mind. Love Somebody. Robert Slay. Handsome P-Funk. African Jazzie B. Sensimilla Mad Melon. Love Somebody Robert Slay.
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