Global Riddims-select-#56 Tinariwen-Bantou Mentale-Penya-Horace Andy-Black Flower-Los Piranas-Baba Zula-Derya Yildirim #56 Tinariwen-Bantou Mentale-Penya-Horace Andy-Black Flower-Los Piranas-Baba Zula-Derya Yildirim by Global Riddims
This show was 3rd in the global world music chart, 10th in the global afrobeat chart, 17th in the global funk – soul – jazz chart, 26th in the global beats chart and 26th in the global reggae chart.
This week we highlight albums from the four corners of the world: Bantou Mentale (African madness from DRCongo), lots of highlife and afrobeat from Switzerland (Professor Wouassa), Togo/Belgium (Daniel Dzidzonu), UK (London Afrobeat Collective), Nigeria (Seun Kuti & Egypt 80) and Japan (Naoito) and soul-influenced brilliance from 30/70 (Melbourne).
A nice selection of concerts this week. We are highlighting Tinariwen in Trix Antwerpen (26 Oct) & Het Depot Leuven (27 Oct), Derya Yilderim & Grup Simsek + Alsarah & The Nubatones in Reflektor Liege (23 Oct), Baba Zula in AB Brussels (25 Oct), Lua Preta, Diron Animal & the Rebel Up crew in Recyclart Brussels (25 Oct), Black Flower in Democrazy Ghent (25/10), Horace Andy in Theatre National Wallonie Brussels (26 Oct), Compro Oro & Susobrino in De Koer Ghent (26 Oct) and Los Piranas (COL) in BRASS Brussels (30 Oct).