Posts Tagged ‘Nneka’

African Rhythms, KFAI 05/28/15

May 28, 2015

Nneka cab

On today’s African Rhythms: new reggae tracks from Nneka (Nigeria) and FLAVIA COELHO (Brazil), the South African Shangaan Electro sounds of Nozinja and much more. Listen: — brought to you by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.


African Rhythms, KFAI 05/21/15

May 21, 2015

Sauti Sol at KFAI

Kenyan singing sensations Sauti Sol stopped by African Rhythms today (prior to their show tonight at Club C’est La Vie) and floored us with a couple of songs. There was also new music from NnekaNovalima, and Alune Wade & Harold López-Nussa (a new Cuban/Senegalese collaboration), lots more old & new including a 1973 track by… The Beach Boys (you’ll have to listen to find out why)! Check it: to you by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.


African Rhythms, KFAI 09/04/14

September 4, 2014

sergio mendes swinger from rio LP

New music from Sergio Mendes, Salif Keita, and Tricky (Adrian Thaws) with Nneka awaits you on today’s edition of African Rhythms — — powered by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.


African Rhythms, KFAI 05/30/13

May 30, 2013


A bumper crop of outstanding new music awaits you on this week’s African Rhythms including tracks from Buika, Femi Kuti, Afrolicious, Kae Sun, Kobo Town, Yasmine Hamdan and Tricky with Nneka. Streaming now at the KFAI site.

Buika photo via New York Daily News


African Rhythms playlist, KFAI 01/19/12

January 19, 2012

Eric from Secret Stash Records stopped by African Rhythms today to talk about Saturday’s Mickey Murray LP release party at the Cedar. Along the way we heard some great records from Mickey (GA, USA), Geraldo Pino & his Heart Beats (Sierra Leone), Nneka (Nigeria/Germany), Alkibar Gignor (Mali), and the Addis Acoustic Project (Ethiopia). You can hear the complete show via MP3 stream at the KFAI site.


African Rhythms, KFAI 10/27/11

October 27, 2011

Nigerian ladies from the past and present on today’s African Rhythms — the Lijadu Sisters, whose 1976 LP Danger has just been reissued by Knitting Factory, and Nneka (pictured), raised in Nigeria and now based in Germany with a brand new CD Soul is Heavy. Plus: Ali Farka Toure, Seu Jorge, Vis-A-Vis, El Rego and much more. The show is available as an MP3 stream or Real Audio for 2 weeks at the KFAI site.


Temposphere, KFAI 08/14/10

August 14, 2010

New tracks from Aloe Blacc, The Budos Band, The Haggis Horns, and Lloyd Miller with The Heliocentrics were generously salted in with bedrock classics from Sugar Minott, John Martyn and Shuggie Otis on tonight’s edition of Temposphere on KFAI. Lots of fantastic music direct from Africa as well along with so much more. The show is available as an MP3 stream in full stereo fidelity for two weeks at the KFAI site; the playlist is posted both there and here.

photo: Greta Garbo, via facie populi