Posts in category "World Music"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Ja Funmi" by King Sunny Ade and his African Beats

  Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Ja Funmi” by King Sunny Ade and his African Beats Ade was born into a Nigerian royal family so, yes; he actually is a real King. He started performing his native Yoruba Nigerian Juju Music in the late 1960s becoming a star on his home turf.... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Soul Makossa" by Manu Dibango

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Soul Makossa” by Manu Dibango Hailing from Cameroon, Africa, Manu Dibango established himself as an in-demand saxophone player working with acts as diverse as Fela Kuti, Don Cherry, The Fania All-Stars and Sly and Robbie. He hit paydirt with this international hit in 1973 whose imprint can... Read more »
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