Posts Tagged ‘funk’

Afropop, Afrobeat, Afrofunk — Monday, 6–8:30 PM SLT (US Pacific Time)

This week, World Music at Mad­hu’s Café takes you on a musi­cal safari as we explore the funky and dance­able sounds of the enor­mous and diverse con­ti­nent of Africa. From Kenya to Sene­gal, Mali to Ethiopia, Nige­ria to South Africa, Cameroon to Zim­bab­we and more — we’ll hear it all.  We’ll vis­it leg­ends like Miri­am […]

Global Funk Express — 6–8:30 PM SLT (US Pacific time)

Hop aboard the Glob­al Funk Express as tonight’s World Music from Mad­hu’s Café explores funk, hip-hop, and dis­co from all over the world. You’ll hear leg­ends of African funk like Nige­ri­a’s Fela Kuti, Ben­in’s Angelique Kid­jo, and the “Lion of Cameroon” Manu Diban­go.  You’ll hear Latin funk from Venezuela (Los Ami­gos Invis­i­bles), Brazil (Car­lin­hos Brown), and […]

Now entering chat range: The Funk

This evening Mon­day Night World Music brings you a diverse selec­tion of funk and oth­er dance­able beats from around the world. The clubs of Nige­ria burst into an explo­sion of funk after James Brown’s famous vis­it to Lagos in 1970. His influ­ence began with the great Fela Kuti and spread through­out Africa, con­tin­u­ing today in […]

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