Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #6 – Grooves for Corona by DJ Mukambo

Mukambo (c) Raoni Assis web

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix!

In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you to and put you in touch with music whizzes, featuring their selections, collections and picks from all around the globe.

Be “Safe & Sounds” and wash your hands!

In times of global crisis, music can help make us feel good. Mukambo selected some sunshine vibes but also poignant social critique embedded in a danceable groove, coz we shouldn’t believe everything they tell us. Get grooving coz only the heat will save us from corona. Turn up your speakers and… arriba-riba!

(Benjaflor⁠ aka DJ Mukambo)

1. Terrakota – Jah Flow
2. Maga Bo – No Balança da Canoa (Chico Correa remix)
3. Tony Allen, Ray Lema, Baaba Maal, Positive Black Soul & Archie Shepp – No Agreement
4. Alma Afrobeat Ensemble – Siempre Presente (DJ Farmo Fiesta Remix)
5. Blitz the Ambassador – Akwaaba
6. Calypso Rose – Abatina
7. Black Bazaar feat. Fanfan de Tabou Combo – Combo Congo
8. Emil Abossolo Mbo – I Come from People
9. Blay Ambolley – Afrika Yie
10. Cacique97 – Sr. Diplomata
11. Dona Onete – No Meio do Pitiú
12. Mental Abstrato & DJ Tahira – Baião (Original)
13. Abelardo Carbonó feat. Quantic – La Piña Madura
14. Bonga feat. Lura – Mulemba Xangola
15. Son Palenque & Michi Sarmiento – Pacuapa
16. Cheikh , Les Nubians, Manu Dibango & Château Flight – Shakara-Lady, Pt. 2
17. Lindigo – Domoun
18. Gato Preto – Moçambique
19. Leeroy feat. Showboy – V.I.P.
20. SUPERSAN feat. BNC The Disco Vampire – Danger


A mocambo or quilombo was a refuge in the forest for liberated slaves in colonial Brazil. My Mukambo is the asylum for those who want to escape from the pop/rock/electro dictatorship, a place where you can dance to grooves from all around the world.

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