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Afrobeat Brighton

Afrobeat Brighton

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Date
15/01/2022
6:00 PM

Location / Link:

The Admiral Brighton

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Sharing the culture, with next level Afrobeat
Yoruba Juju Music, Igbo Highlife Music, Yoruba Apala Music, Soukous, Afrobeats, Amapiano.

Afrobeat Brighton presents

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Sharing the culture, with next level Afrobeat

Yoruba Juju Music, Igbo Highlife Music, Yoruba Apala Music, Soukous, Afrobeats, SA Amapiano.

About this Event

Afrobeat was developed in the late 1960s led by Fela Kuti

who, with drummer Tony Allen, experimented with different contemporary music of the time. Afrobeat stemmed from Highlife which began in Ghana in the early 1920s. … He returned to Lagos and played a highlife-jazz hybrid.

“Power Show” was recorded after a particularly savage beating, Fela Kuti received at the hands of the Nigeria police early 1981, no-one has ever been prosecuted for the very serious assault.

Beginnings. Styles of music that make up afrobeats largely began sometime in the late 90s and early-mid-2000s. With the launching of MTV Base Africa in 2005, West Africa was given a large platform through which artists could grow.

Jùjú is a style of Nigerian popular music, derived from traditional Yoruba percussion.

After highlife music, juju became the popular, dominant sound in Nigeria during the second half of the 20th century. Derived from traditional Yoruba percussion, jùjú music was believed to have been created by musician AbdulRafiu Babatunde King, known as Tunde King.

In its fully developed form, juju is a dance music played by large ensembles centered around guitar and percussion: several guitarists play interlocking, complex melodies over a thundering wall of rhythm, led by traditional Yoruba talking drums (whose heads can be tightened or loosened while they’re being played, in …

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