This week on Radio M we share some cuts from Swedish hip hop/reggae artist Timbuktu as well as a holdover tune from our Mardi Gras Radio M. | WBEZ
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Radio M February 12, 2016: Music from Swedish hip hop artist Timbuktu, Jordanian indie, Burning Spear and more.

This week on Radio M we introduce you to Swedish  hip hop/reggae artist Jason Michael Bosak Diakité, whose stage name is Timbuktu. His music borrows from African rhythms, blues, folk and Jamaican sounds.

He found himself at the center of controversy leading up to the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo because one of his songs was deemed offensive by the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrat party. He was up for an anti-racist award that year.

We'll also bring 1970’s Angolan dance music…Indian funk and psychedelic music from Singapore and a hold over from last week's Mardi Gras show.




Nellie Lutcher- Let Me Love You Tonight- Fine Brown Frame

Very nice footage


Timbuktu- Allt Gront- Sagolandet

Karl Hector & The Malcouns- Kingdom of d'mt- Can;t Stand the Pressure

Blitz the Ambassador- Accra City Blues- Native Sun

Ane Brun- One- It All Starts with One

Autostrad- Malak Malak- Nitrogen

Almamegetta- Fattalla- Animamigrante

The band live from 1995.

Burning Spear- The Invasion (A.K.A Black Wa Da Da)- Ultimate Collection



Timbukti- Det Loser Sig- Alla Vill Till Himmelen Men Ingen Do

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba- Musow Fanga- Ba Power

Nina Hagen Band- African Reggae- Nina Hagen Band

The guys just don't get it!

But these guys do!

Rokia Traore- Tu Voles- Ne So



Barrington Levy- Murderer- Too Experienced: The Best of Barrington Levy

The original ragga muffin


Fair Nick Stars- Arreta Mal Parle- Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque

Timbuktu- Vin Kvinnor O Sang- Watts Do Maddefakking Dil?

Africa Ritmos- Olha I Pica- Angola Soundtrack 2: Hypnosis, Distortion and Other Sonic Innovations 1969-78

Omar Souleyman- Labji Wa Bajji il Hajar ( My Tears Will Make Stones Cry)- Jazeera Nights

M. Osman & Orkes Nirwana- Kisah Disampang- Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock from Singapore & Malaysia 1964-70



Ravi Shankar- Improvisations on the Theme Music from Pather Panchali- Improvisations

Painted Caves- Blood in the Water- Painted Caves

DJ Smokestack- Track #12- Shitala 2: More Indian Disco Funk Thrillers

Alif- Rethiou- Dakamerap

Natalia Lafroucade- Nunca es Suficiente- Hasta la Raiz

Gene Ammons- Ca'purange (Jungle Soul)- Bad! Bossa Nova

A young Gene 'Jug' Ammons takes the sax solo on this tune with Mr. B Fine.

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