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Afrik Bawantu

by Marcus Doucette

Marcus Doucette

We closed our Sound Travels journey today with a hot lil bit of afroheat, the afrobeat of a group called Afrik Bawantu led by Afla Sackey. Another UK outfit for the day, Afrik Bawantu is a band that has just released their first EP, Noko Hewon and features some fine african percussion and an even hotter horn section. I played "My Lady" from the EP and it has only left me wanting more of their music. If their debut album is set for this sound, I'll be first in line for more…