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Afro Pop Covers

The Very Best – Maso Luso (Mumford & Sons cover)

Afro pop outfit The Very Best recently played with Mumford & Sons as part of the Gentelmen of The Road tour. In doing so, The Very Best did what many cannot do: cover Mumford & Sons. The band put their own triumphant spin on “Below My Feet” as they only could. Stream below. BONUS: Dan […]

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Afro Pop albums

Album of the Week: Wild Belle – Isles

No time for a full write-up, but I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the infectious reggae/jazz fusion of Wild Belle‘s Isles. Their debut is an excellent transition to Spring and will no doubt be permeating any beach scene you encounter this Summer. Chicago-based siblings Elliot and Natalie Bergman formed Wild Belle after growing […]

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Afro Pop

The Very Best – We Ok ft K’NAAN

Between “Rain Dance” and “Warm Heart Of Africa”, The Very Best were already mandatory for Summer playlists. The K’NAAN featured & Bruno Mars co-written “We OK” continues that trend and even adds some synth and stutter drum to the mix. One week til 4th of July! Catch The Very Best on tour this Summer: August […]

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Afro Pop Indie

MP3:Reptar – Sebastian

I must really want summer to get here already because every song sounds like a summer anthem to me. Latest example, Athens, GA’s own Reptar with the whirling guitar and percussion of “Sebastian”. Certainly an afro pop vibe that I can’t get enough of and makes me wish I got to the Foster the People […]

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Afro Pop

Stream: The Very Best-Super Mom

If this doesn’t make you ready for summertime, I don’t know what will. The Very Best aka the gents behind “Warm Heart of Africa”, “Rain Dance” and many other safari/beach party ready tracks are back. The title track from their soon to be released Super Mom mixtape is streaming and is quite quite good. Hopefully, […]