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April 14, 2010, 1:38 pm
Filed under: Afrobeat, documentary, music | Tags: ,

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Tony Allen’s legendary debut album Black Voices, Comet will release the album again as Black Voices Revisted. Eric Trosset, founder of Comet did a short documentary about Black Voices which you can watch below. Chances are you will be in an afro beat kinda mood after the documentary and if so….the following information will help you to keep Afro Beat alive!!

Tony Allen will visit the Netherlands pretty soon to perform and the dates are 22 May at Music Meetint in Nijmegen, 29 th of May at  Nattjazz Festival in Bergen and 3oth of May at Dunya Festival in Rotterdam.

WAX POETIC AFRICA ISSUE by strangefruitmusic
January 18, 2010, 10:28 pm
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Wow straight from the Website of one of our favorite magazines:

The start of 2010 marks the first time Wax Poetics has devoted an entire issue to modern African music. And it all points back to the first Black President, Fela Kuti, who, with drummer Tony Allen, created an Afrobeat shockwave felt throughout the continent! Purchase now!  And listen to the issue!