Music for the Masses: Fresh from Africa #3 (Audio)

Aug 20, 2023

Part 3 of a series featuring current releases from across the African continent, ranging from contemporary traditional to Afro-futuristic, plus some cross-cultural collaborations.

"Music for the Masses" invites you on an excursion of sound and rhythm. Discover the music of established and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned, on the international music scene. For the avid globe-hopper and armchair traveler alike. You might want to pack a map and a sandwich. Catskill resident "DJ Neva" is an ethnomusicologist, producer, and long-time cultural activist, specializing in music from the entire African continent, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America, the Maghreb and Middle East, and the Roma (Gypsy) diaspora. Formerly the producer of "Continental Drift" on WBAI-FM and New York International on Haitian community station Radio Soleil in NYC. The show is broadcast live from Catskill, NY.

Playlists and more information here.

Selection of original DJ mixes here.

  • Shorty's Reprise / StanLi Atlantis
  • Innerstellar Love / Thundercat
  • uLala Kanjani (feat. LeeMcKrazy & SkandiSoul) / DJ Jaivane
  • Quantum feat. Xavi Yentin,Ag'zo / Zuma feat. Xavi Yentin, Ag'zo
  • C'est le moment / Almok
  • Nawaza / Diamond Platnumz
  • Mande mansa / Petit Kandia
  • Believe Me / Johnny Drille
  • Abobi / Patoranking
  • Afrochawi / Hazem B
  • Ebul / Emmanuel Jal
  • Vamos ficar como papá nos deixou / Paulo Flores
  • Woman / Simi
  • Buga / Kizz Daniel/Tekno
  • The Meeting Place (Amapiano Version) / Hugh Masekela
  • Ziwa Ngale / Kabza De Small
  • Ozali / Jantra
  • Baddie / Yemi Alade
  • Achii (feat. Koffi Olomide) / Diamond Platnumz
  • Malume feat. Makhadzi,Kabza De Small,Lxrd Mordecai / Elvirgo/TallexQ
  • Weather Song / Sia Tolno
  • Be Like That / Kelvyn Boy
  • Jingo Janga / Madalitso Band
  • Peace In Africa / CHEIKH IBRA FAM
  • Afonhe / Kimi Djabaté
  • No Way / K.O.G
  • Marido / Yola Semedo
  • Nu Zang'a / Fancy Gadam
  • Maboko Milayi / Innoss'B
  • Woman ku mën / Puppa Lëk Sèn
  • Happy Life / Nitty Kutchie