Global Beats Club: Afrikan Boy / Saronde / Kontiki

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Global Beats Club brings you the finest beats with a global twist! Come bounce with us till the early hours to this Afrocentric line-up!
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Afrikan Boy

Afrobeat, Jazz and Grime

Afrikan Boy effortlessly combines a spectrum of sounds and influences, from Afro-beat to Jazz, Grime to Spoken word and more. Not many artists can channel the energies of Fela Kuti, Gil Scott Heron and 2Pac, and balance them with such perfect cohesion!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXR_ITYi9yQ


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPl_quqYU0w

Saronde (Beating Heart Music)

Afro Futurism

Saronde have been smashing dancefloors across the globe from Kenya to South Africa, the UK and the US. Their recent string of releases on the Beating Heart Label embrace the concept of cross pollinating vintage African field recordings with electronic dance music.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2SBUOJQReE

Kontiki

Afro-delic Grooves

Bradford and Leeds based outfit playing Afro-infused guitar driven heavy grooves. They make people dance!

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1127591477399970

Count Bassy

Global Beats Club head honcho, From Tropical Bass to Afrobeat, Electro-Cumbia to Balkan Riddims, Count Bassy is never short of beats to make you move your feet!


https://soundcloud.com/djcountbassy/global-beats-club-promo-mix

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