East vs West: Nigeria vs Ethiopia (#1234)

We celebrate the birthdays this week of Tony Allen and Haile Selassie, with music from their respective nations. Very different sounds; both fantastic.

Hour 1
Dede – Niger Delta Jam – Lagos Stori Plenti (Urban sounds from Nigeria)
Techome Wolde – Sema Eda Aegebachign – Ethiopia Soul Review
Keziah Jones – Lagos vs. New York – Nigerian Wood
Mulatu Astatke – Gamo – Sketches of Ethiopia (Bonus Track Version)
Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ilu – Synchro Sound System & Power
Temesgen – Dawit Bebegena – Begena Fusion
Tony Allen – No Discrimination (excerpt) – No Accommodation for Lagos – No Discrimination
Krar Collective – Mr Astatke – Ethiopia Super Krar
Ofo the Black Company – Allah Wakbarr – Allah Wakbarr – Single
Menelik Wossenatchew – Belew Bedubaye – Belew Bedubaye (single)
Prince Nico Mbarga – Afufu Uwa – Prince Nico Mbarga Compilation Pt. 1
Akalé Wubé – Alègntayé (feat. Genet Asefa) – Sost

Hour 2
Monomono – Tire Loma da Nigbehin – Dawn of Awarness
Qwanqwa – Gorage – Volume Two
Fela Kuti – Eko – The ’69 Los Angeles Sessions
Bole 2 Harlem – Ametballe – Bole 2 Harlem, Vol. 1
Super Negro Bantous – One Day Suffer Go Finish – Super Negro Bantous
Taem – Ambasel (አምባሰል) – Ethiopian Instrumental Music No 1
JJC & 419 Squad feat. T.I.D. – Demu Gani – Lagos Stori Plenti (Urban sounds from Nigeria)
Samuel Yirga – Abet Abet – Hagere
Bala Miller & The Great Music Pirameeds Of Africa – Ikom Allah – Nigeria 70
Jano Band – Hamza – Lerasih New
Asiko – Strong and Wrong – You Strong But You Wrong

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