https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl2pHZoeljs&t=305s Continental Research Orchestra - Naboko Samba (Dub Version) From Continental Research Orchestra - Naboko Samba Released on Disques Dreyfus, 1986, France Seriously, how is it even possible that this dub version of Naboko Samba ever got released ? No one gave it a proper listen before giving the green light ? It's not as if…Lire la suite DUB DEM SILLY


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Z3XTUmIC8 Sammy Massamba - Azali From Sammy Massamba - Beni Soit Ton Nom Released on SM Productions, 1990, France We all know that one mention of a song, somewhere online or offline, can dramatically change its destiny : from an overlooked tune soundtracking a lousy YouTube video, posted 6 years ago, it can become a hit…Lire la suite 1990


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mehdz5R4HcM&feature=youtu.be Sweetmary - Congossa From Sweetmary - The Song Of Freedom  Released on Jengou Records, France In our opinion, listening to some quality classic Afro Boogie tunes from time to time won't hurt anybody... And laying hands on a tight Boogie 12" is always a nice feeling ! Congossa by Sweetmary is no more than…Lire la suite CONGOSSA


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNsno8fzXqU&feature=youtu.be Ti-Fock - Lo De From Ti-Fock - Mafate Released on 102P Production, Reunion, 1985 Réunion seems to still be a virgin island for diggers, and as far as we know Ti-Fock is one of the only examples, with Alain Peters, of a Reunionese musician who successfully recorded great Maloya-influenced fusion music. His second album,…Lire la suite MALOYA


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2puq_bxs3s&feature=youtu.be Tribute - A Kumma Ki Yidi From Tribute - Breaking Barriers Released on Rekord, 1986, Germany It feels like Young Marco just took over OYT ! This one is a pure bomb for the clubs ! This percussive afro killer track is well hidden on an album by Sweden symphonic rock band, Tribute, and…Lire la suite TRIBUTE TO TRIBUTE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvSopsDP17w&feature=youtu.be Grammacks International - Children Take Good Care From Grammacks International - Ou Pa Bon Cauchemard Released on 3A Productions, 1977, France There have been quite a lot  of French Caribbean compilation LPs or reissues since for a few years new, mainly focussing on Funk-influenced music, and it's still going on. We already discussed it…Lire la suite INTERNATIONAL LOVE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoRFAci90Ag François N'Gwa - N'Gondjet From François N’Gwa ‎– N'Gondjet / Odette Released on Studio 1, 1986, France When someone tells you about a cosmic electronic African track your interest arouse and you generally don't really know what to expect... If you add to this a cover featuring a picture of a Gabonese musician floating in…Lire la suite SPACE IS THE PLACE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8qZfv3W5a0 Splash - I've Lots Of Money To Spend From Splash - Peacock Released on Celluloid, 1986, France Summer is coming back and so is our passion for South-African Kwaito, Bubblegum, Proto-House, etc. So we thought we needed to share with you this little-known song from one of the biggest South-African dance acts from the…Lire la suite SOUTH-AFRICAN MADNESS #3


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5nLwNQ3dHg Emmanuel Ezeagu - African Problem From Emmanuel Ezeagu - Sugar Daddy Released on Melody Records, 1992, Nigeria we  have always believed that there's still a huge amount of undiscovered great music out there and especially in the motherland, Africa. This statement seems particularly right if you take into account the incredible amount of music recorded…Lire la suite SUGAR DADDY