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Spin the Globe Playlist for 2 July 2004
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World Hiphop : New Releases


Show Notes:
Hiphop's impact is being felt the world over. Reflected in the culture of another place, the music is being transformed into unique expressions and world views. From Spain to Senegal, New Zealand to Mexico, the result is energetic, engaging, and danceable. Today's show surveyed some of the world's best, a far cry from commercial American hiphop. For more info and some mp3s, see these sites: African Hiphop (note the article on government efforts to ban hiphop in D.R. Congo), Polish Hiphop, Asian Hiphop, Scandinavian Hiphop, Philippines Hiphop, Madagascar Hiphop (in French).

# Our cover song of the week # was Miriam Makeba's version of the Brazilian classic "Mas Que Nada." And I couldn't help giving another spin this week to Lila Downs' retooling the Mexican classic "La Cucaracha."

Artist
Song
Album
Label
Ozomatli Street Signs Street Signs Concord
O-Maya Mentiroso O-Maya self
Lila Downs # La Cucaracha # One Blood / Una Sangare EMI
* Orishas Guajiro Emigrante Surco / Universal
Mabulu Swi Fambu (Shoes) Karimbo World Music Network
ALIF with DJ Gee Bayss meet le DJ Dakamerap Out Here
ALIF Dakamerap Dakamerap Out Here
CJ Massive Sina Makosa Africa's Most Wanted Original Music
JJC & 419 Squad Majaye (Enjoy Life) Atide self
Bongo Maffin The Way Kungakhona Bongolution Sony
Clotaire K Beyrouth Ecoeuree Lebanese self
* Ojos de Brujo Quien Engana no Gana Bari World Village
Aiwa Oudaiwa World 2004 Wrasse
Natacha Atlas with Princess Julianna Something Dangerous Something Dangerous Mantra
Tarika Madindo (Transglobal Underground Remix) 10: Beasts, Ghosts and Dancing with History Triloka

and some new releases...

Te Vaka Lakilua Tutuki Spirit of Play
* Souad Massi Yawlidi (My Little Boy) Deb (Heartbroken) Wrasse
Juana Molina Insensible tres cosas  
Cristina Branco Fado Perdicao Rough Guide to Fado World Music Network
Miquel Gil Fandango Kata Temps Records
Docuku Runimica Mezreci Indies
Timbalada Ginga De Bale Rough Guide to the Music of Brazil: Bahia World Music Network
Enzo Avitabile & Bottari Carry the Sun Inside Save the World Wrasse
Enzo Avitabile & Bottari Inside the Wind Save the World Wrasse
Youssou N'Dour Cheikh Ibra Fall Egypt Nonesuch
Suzzana Owiyo Pole Pole Mama Africa ARC
Miriam Makeba # Mas Que Nada # Reflections Heads Up

 

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