“Some for The Makossa Man,” a celebration and glance at the world of afrobeat giant, Manu Dibango: a trailblazer whose music laid the groundwork for what would become disco and hip-hop. He passed away today from COVID-19. Rest in peace, Makossa Man.
The vinyl reissue front just got a little funkier. Next month Tidal Waves Music presents Manu Dibango’s Electric Africa. Recorded in Paris in 1985, the project was produced by Bill Laswell and filled out by American heavyweights Herbie […]