Your Ticket to… 2021

Your Ticket to… 2021

Songs, songs and even more songs…

It might not have been the best year of our lives, but still 2021 was undoubtedly generous and eclectic with the music it offered us.

So, as we usually do, we put together a quite comprehensive playlist (in no particular order) to reflect what we listened to and liked of the music released in the troubled 365 days of the year that just passed.

365 inspiring tunes to inspire the 365 days of 2022…

 

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Track list:

  • Joby Valente – Mi Moin Mi Ou
  • J Balvin – Tu Veneno
  • Hiatus Kaiyote – Get Sun (feat. Arthur Verocai)
  • El Michels Affair – Fazed Out
  • Chihei Hatakeyama – Twilight Sea
  • Mima – La máquina patinaba
  • Ozferti – Chika Bet
  • Tony Allen – Cosmosis
  • Les Mamans du Congo – Ngaminke
  • Lido Pimienta – Coming Thru
  • C4 Pedro – Pele Negra
  • Blue Lab Beats – Blow You Away (Delilah)
  • Dobet Gnahoré – Lève-toi
  • Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna – Gomero en Eros
  • Innov Gnawa – Chorfa
  • Niska – Gnonmi avec lait
  • Gianni Brezzo – Beirut
  • Bejuco – Batea
  • Eek-A-Mouse – Put Food on the Ghetto Youth Table
  • Adekunle Gold – Pretty Girl
  • Mon Laferte, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho – Se Me Va A Quemar El Corazón
  • Erick Cosaque – Joel
  • Greentea Peng – Nah It Ain’t The Same
  • Damon Locks – Sounds Like Now
  • Mr Eazi – E Be Mad
  • Dom La Nena & Julieta Venegas – Quién Podrá Saberlo
  • Dag Savage – Carousel
  • Ballaké Sissoko ft. Sona Jobarteh – Djourou
  • Fat Tony – Gambling Man (Maricahi Remix)
  • Atine – Ey Tir
  • Burna Boy – Onyeka (Baby)
  • Kaleema – Ololiuqui
  • Black Bear Basement – Kryptik
  • Lous and The Yakuza – Dans la hess
  • Hoodna Orchestra – Tey Gedyeleshem
  • Fémina – Fantástico
  • Quetzal – El Perdón (Forgiveness)
  • Wau Wau Collectif – Mouhamodou Lo and His Children
  • Bomba Estéreo – Deja
  • BaianaSystem – Reza Forte
  • Emmanuel Jal – Talking to Me
  • Jupiter & Okwess – You Sold Me A Dream (feat. Ana Tijoux)
  • Niu Raza – Mamay
  • DaVido – The Best (feat. Mayorkun)
  • Gary Bartz, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Day by Day
  • Homeboy Sandman – Hello Dancer (feat. Quelle Chris)
  • Yousef Kekhia – Hal Ard Lamin?
  • YUNGMORPHEUS – FistfulofGreens
  • Al’Tarba & Degiheugi – La Plage
  • Pappy Kojo – 1 Sima
  • Urban Village – Dindi
  • Protoje – Switch It Up (feat. Koffee)
  • Ancient Astronauts – Wan Aken
  • Rashid – Um Mundo de Cada Vez
  • Alfa Mist – Run Outs
  • Yeahman – Baixi Baixi
  • Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Careless Whisper
  • Zulu MkhathiniSekonakele
  • Luiz Gabriel LopesVênus
  • Danakil – Rendez-nous la justice
  • Nicolas Repac – Ethnicolor
  • Menahan Street Band – The Duke
  • João Selva – Navegar
  • James Yorkston – There Is No Upside
  • Lulina – Uma tela do Bob Ross
  • Jensen McRae – Immune
  • El Individuo – El Que Sabe
  • Sumac Dub – Magica
  • Yilian Canizares – Yemayá
  • Pachyman – El Benson
  • Mosquito Hawks – Mosquito Eater – Part 2
  • Olcay Bayır – Asude (At Peace)
  • PYJÆN – Beetle Juice
  • Rakoon – Hoi An
  • Jaguar – Guadalupe
  • Vasconcelos Sentimento – Passarinho
  • Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp – So Many Things (To Feel Guilty About)
  • Conjunto Media Luna – En Este Mundo Y En Esta Tierra
  • Nneka – Love Supreme
  • Jungle – Talk About It
  • Poirier – Me Leva
  • Mungo’s Hi Fi – Back In the Dayz
  • Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek – Haydar Haydar
  • Monsieur Doumani – Pissourin
  • Lagartijeando – Sideral Cumbia
  • Kishi Bashi – Wait for Springtime
  • Masayoshi Fujita – Morocco
  • Lakou Mizik – Ogou (Pran Ka Mwen)
  • BaianaSystem – A Vida É Curta Pra Viver Depois
  • Montparnasse Musique – Bitumba
  • Sons Of Kemet (feat. Moor Mother, Angel Bat Dawid) – Pick Up Your Burning Cross
  • Bab L’Bluz – El Gamra
  • Whatitdo Archive Group – The Black Stone Affair – Main Theme
  • Tiken Jah Fakoly – Libya
  • Angelique Kidjo ft. Yemi Alade – Dignity
  • Vaudou Game – Bella
  • Charlie Parr – Last of the Better Days Ahead
  • Lucidvox – My Little Star
  • Hassan Wargui – Azmz
  • Ayuune Sule – Don’t Be Lazy
  • Ruth Goller – Often They Came To Visit, Even Just To See How She Was (M1)
  • Black Roots – Nothing in the Larder
  • Khalab – Curfew
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Soon It Will Be Fire (feat. Moses Sumney)
  • Madlib – Loose Goose
  • Mndsgn – Medium Rare
  • JARR – Lonely Men
  • Dubinci Sound – Broken Pieces
  • Branko – CTG
  • Kolonel Djafaar – Recording 68
  • DJ Format – Mountains of Madness
  • Balaphonics – Demain dès l’aube
  • Manudigital – Noumea Hotel Room
  • dal:um – TAL
  • Rodrigo Amarante – Maré
  • Saulo Duarte – Lumina
  • Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Dirt Off Your Shoulder
  • ESINAM – New Dawn (feat. Nadeem Din-Gabisi)
  • Muzi – Interblaktic
  • Martin Bruhn – Música Huanca
  • The Alchemist – Nobles (feat. Earl Sweatshirt & Navy Blue)
  • Ana Moura – Andorinhas
  • iLe – No Es Importante
  • Dotorado Pro – Abuso
  • M.anifest – Confusion
  • Dag Tenere – Tihoussay Tenere
  • The Sey Sisters – The Journey
  • Jupiter & Okwess – Telejayi (feat. Marcelo D2)
  • DJ Dolores – Lá Ianju
  • El Remolón – Los Pájaros
  • Frente Cumbiero – Jaley Jaley
  • Nobuhle – Never Never
  • Lorenzo_BITW – Calla
  • Saturnino – Milano
  • Daniel Haaksman – Vem
  • Krak In Dub feat. La Perla – Pedacito De Coco
  • Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime
  • GA-20 – No No
  • WizKid – Essence (feat. Tems)
  • Los Retros – It’s Got To Be You
  • Robert Finley – Country Boy
  • Anthony Joseph – Calling England Home
  • BLK JKS – Harare
  • Blundetto – Gang Stories, Pt. I
  • Sons Of Kemet – Hustle
  • Jaubi – Satanic Nafs
  • Biga*Ranx – Vieille branche
  • Natalia Lafourcade – Alfonsina y El Mar
  • Ana Moura, Branko & Conan Osíris – Vinte Vinte (Pranto)
  • Baiuca – Veleno
  • Barzo & Pahua– Bahía
  • Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Raise It Up
  • Criolo – Fellini
  • Stereo Utopia – Addis Ababa
  • Patoranking – Celebrate Me
  • L’Entourloop & Skarra Mucci – Mr President
  • Karen Nyame KG – Afrique
  • Nathaniel Cross – Goodbye for Now
  • Nakriz – Moniety
  • Tekilla – Olhos de Vidro
  • Combo Chimbita – Mujer Jaguar
  • Mawimbi – Malume
  • Mista Savona – Lágrimas Negras
  • Matata – Achuu
  • Mawimbi – Fôli Kadi
  • Magugu – Game Face On
  • Lua Preta – Vim Para Vencer
  • DJ Tudo e Sua Gente de Todo Lugar – Eu Sou um Africano (feat. Terno de Congo 13 de Maio de Goiânia-GO, Lu Dlamini)
  • Lila Downs – Dark Eyes
  • RPS Surfers – I Dream Of Naomi  (feat. Uzi Ramirez – Instrumental)
  • Pino Palladino + Black Mills – Just Wrong
  • Kabza De Small – Funu
  • Ganzo – Happy Feet
  • Sibusile Xaba – Umdali
  • Las Cafeteras – If I Was President – (Remix feat. Boog Brown, Mega Ran, Sa-Roc & QVLN)
  • Fuse ODG – Winning
  • The New Mastersounds – Fast Man
  • Oum – Hal 2
  • Zohra – Badala Zamana
  • Martin Bruhn – Cumbia Picaflor
  • BaianaSystem – Água (Jimpster Remix Single Edit)
  • Labelle – Benoîte
  • Rey Sapienz – Eza Makambo
  • RUMBLE – AFON
  • Galathea – Afrique
  • Hamid Al Shaeri – Reet
  • GoGo Penguin – Kora – Cornelius Remix
  • Alborosie – For The Culture
  • Carthnage feat. Dat Garcia – La Sequìa
  • The Voice of Lajorun – Omo Aye
  • Tassos Chalkias / Τάσος Χαλκιάς – Palia Itia (Old Willow Tree)
  • Mano Azagaia – Ai de Nós
  • Hailu Mergia – Nefas New Zemedie
  • João Donato, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, & Adrian Younge feat. Loren Oden – Forever More
  • David Walters – Baby Go – Synapson Remix
  • L’Orange – Durbin Was A Trap House
  • Seckou Keita feat. Baaba Maal – Homeland
  • Tamada – Erti
  • DJ Format – Strange Sensations
  • Mungo’s Hi Fi feat. Charli P – Traveller
  • Moor Mother – Shekere
  • Kutiman – Guruji
  • Baja Frequencia – Dom P
  • Tarwa N-Tiniri – Ifaw Ul Nnegh
  • La Dame Blanche – Veneno
  • Sa-Roc – Dusty Roads
  • Sangit – Vem Vem
  • Nu Genea – Marechià (with Célia Kameni)
  • M3NSA – Eyes But No Eyes
  • Fatoumata Diawara – Kokoro
  • Kondi Band – She Doesn’t Love You
  • Masego – Mystery Lady (feat. Don Toliver)
  • Native Soul – Dead Sangoma
  • Kermit Ruffins – Tremé Mardi Gras
  • The Brkn Record – On the Daily
  • Mina & Bryte – See Something
  • Onipa – Chicken No Dey Fly
  • Dos Santos – City of Mirrors
  • Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna – La Curiosidad
  • Kevin Florez x Captain Planet – Borracho Bailando Champeta
  • Miss Bolivia, Perotá Chingó – Menos Mierda
  • Okonkolo – Elegua
  • Sababa 5 – Baksheesh
  • Kondi Band – It’s God’s World (So Don’t Do Bad)
  • Heavy Baile – Montagem Partiu Não Para (Ombrim Pezin)
  • Matata – Chini Chini
  • The Mouse Outfit – Don’t Stop
  • Orquesta Akokán – Mi Conga Es De Akokán
  • The Bug – Pressure (feat. Flowdan)
  • TUN – Torino Unlimited Noise – Sahara
  • Dowdelin – Simé Love
  • Little Simz feat. Obongjayar – Point and Kill
  • Connie Constance – Kids Like Us
  • Kasai Allstars – Musungu Elongo Paints His Face White to Scare Small Children
  • The Halluci Nation – Mother Mother
  • Bocafloja – Espacio
  • Makaya McCraven – Frank’s Tune
  • Theon Cross – The Spiral
  • Omar Sosa – Kharit
  • Gabriele Poso – Futurista
  • Cimafunk – Caramelo
  • Netam – Seyyare
  • Danilo Penteado – Minha Pipoca
  • Lagartijeando – Mano de Fatima
  • Xenia Rubinos – Don’t Put Me In Red
  • Makaya McCraven – Autumn In New York
  • Rocky Dawuni – Woara
  • Bella Shmurda – So Cold
  • Ezra Collective feat. Novelist – More Than A Hustler
  • Son House – Preachin’ Blues
  • Ibaaku – MYSTERE DES AFFAIRES ETRANGES
  • Alborosie – Keep On Singing
  • DJ Farrapo & Carlo Maver – El Cabrón
  • DJ Lag – Raptor
  • Synapson – Waylalah (feat. Bab L’ Bluz)
  • Imarhan – Tamiditin
  • Combo Chimbita – Oya
  • Monophonics – Last One Standing
  • Cumbiasound – O.V.N.I.
  • Sho Madjozi – Amajoy (feat. Russian Army)
  • BRAZA – Olinda
  • Small Island Big Song – Listwar Zanset
  • Kaleema – Invoco
  • GUANACO – Cholonización
  • Diogo Ramos – Sua Mão Direita
  • Ibeyi feat. Pa Salieu – Made of Gold
  • Montparnasse Musique feat. Konono Nº1 – Makonda
  • Jensen McRae – My Ego Dies At The End
  • Kirani Ayat – Journey
  • Bocafloja – Campo David
  • Urban Village – Through Life Changes
  • Peyton – Perfect Peach
  • Penya – False Prophets
  • Etran de L’AÏr – Adounia
  • Pongo – Wegue Wegue
  • Shay Hazan – Afrobeatz
  • DJ Maphorisa – Banyana
  • Cheb – فين أ اسماعين؟
  • Black Flower – O Fogo
  • The Diasonics – Gurami
  • Daniel Casimir – Safe, Pt. 1
  • Theon Cross – Roots
  • Boddhi Satva – Xangô
  • Owiny Sigoma Band – Rumba
  • Little Simz – I Love You, I Hate You
  • Ibibio Sound Machine – Electricity
  • Céu – Chega Mais
  • Polimnia – Me-Mo
  • Ben LaMar Gay – Mestre Candeia’s Denim Hat
  • Go Dugong – Randagio (feat. Mai Mai Mai)
  • The Brkn Record – Assimilation
  • Sound Of Mint – Sudani Bambara (NOMÅGIK & Samir Langus Remix)
  • Chancha Via Circuito & Luvi Torres – Abro
  • ÌFÉ – TU SABES K SI
  • The Mouse Outfit – Fallin’
  • Ben Chasny – Second Moon
  • Combo Chimbita – Babalawo
  • BADBADNOTGOOD – Love Proceeding
  • Seinabo Sey – I’m Just Mad (Bitch)
  • Orquesta Akokán – Guajira Del Mar
  • Imarhan – Achinkad
  • Portico Quartet – Ultraviolet
  • Troy Berkley – Sky High
  • Falle Nioke – Ayekouma
  • Kolonel Djafaar – Movin’
  • Asian Dub Foundation – Frontline
  • ÌFÉ – HEART FULL OF LOVE
  • Nilotika Cultural Ensemble – Tuula
  • Dos Santos – Alma Cósmica
  • Vasconcelos Sentimento – Samora
  • M.anifest – Scorpio Flow
  • Dawda Jobarteh – Sunset In Batumi
  • Samm Henshaw – Chicken Wings
  • Pongo – Começa
  • Blue Lab Beats – Dat It
  • Kolonien – Morgondag
  • Heavy Baile – Raposa Love (Seu Talento)
  • Las Ninyas del Corro – L.N.D.C.
  • Maïa Barouh – Tokyo Ondo
  • La Deyabu & Carmen Lienqueo – Anónimas
  • Tiken Jah Fakoly – Ngomi
  • El Remolón – Que Bailen
  • Sam Lee – John Barleycorn
  • Criolo – Cleane
  • Kadhja Bonet – For You
  • Makaya McCraven – When Your Lover Has Gone
  • Victoria Saavedra – (A)Mar É Maré
  • Fulu Miziki – OK Seke Bien
  • Ministry of Dub-Key – Toba
  • El Individuo – No Me Mientan
  • Son Palenque – Pacuapa
  • TASUTA N-IMAL – Fadma
  • Moor Mother – Made A Circle (feat. Antonia Gabriela, Maassai, Nappy Nina, Orion Sun)
  • Danakil – Tout ça m’est égal
  • Ana Tijoux – Hijo de la Rebeldía (feat. Valtonyc, Masquemusica, Stilok, Cidtronyk)
  • Blue Lab Beats – Motherland Journey (feat. Killbeatz, Fela Kuti)
  • Dotorado Pro – C’est ma vie
  • Polyrhythmics – Pupusa Strut
  • Matata – Matatu
  • Al Doum & The Faryds – Universe, Pt. 1
  • Gonora Sounds – Mukoma Shadrek
  • Emmanuel Jal – Hey Mama
  • Walaa Sbait, Feras Naddaf & Deeb Amoury – سعيدة
  • Kiko Villamizar – Todo el Mundo
  • Spoek Mathambo – Ho$h Suite, Pt. 2 (Dintshang Buddah?!)
  • Ego Ella May – for the both of us
  • Isaac Sasson – La canción de mi abuelo
  • Ana Tijoux – Mal
  • El Dragón Criollo – Hoy no moriré
  • El Far3i – El Qalb El Tani
  • La Chica – 3
  • Keith Hudson – Fight Your Revolution
  • The Funkin’ Machine – Allerta Meteo
  • Marisa Monte – Vento Sardo
  • Fulu Miziki – Bivada
  • M3NSA – Healing Powers
  • L’Entourloop – Bulang Beauty (L’Entourloop Remix)
  • RUMBLE – Round
  • Greentea Peng – Free My People (feat. Simmy & Kid Cruise)
  • Rincon Sapiência – De Onde Cê Vem (Verso Livre)
  • Quantic & Nidia Gongora – Balada Borracha
  • EL Dusty & Chucho Ponce y Los Daddys De Chinantla – Sax Riddim



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