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Afro House pioneer and father of Ancestral Soul, Boddhi Satva presents his new album, ‘Manifestation’, on BBE Music offshoot Batakari. With ‘Manifestation’ Boddhi Satva brings to a close a trilogy of long players. Following 2012’s ‘Invocation’ and 2016’s’ Transition”, this…

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BBE Music celebrates the centenary of recorded Ghana Highlife music with a double album reissue of two rare 80s LPs recorded by the late Atakora Manu, AFRO HIGHLIFE and OMINTIMINIM. Born in Toase, Ghana, a proud Asante, Atakoras musical talent…

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Issued as a joint venture between Offering Recordings and BBE’s sister label Batakari, Boddhi Satva unleashes ‘Xangô’ and ‘Sácalo’, the first two singles taken from ‘Manifestation’, his highly anticipated third album due for release early in 2022. Released on the…

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Issued as a joint venture between Offering Recordings and BBE’s sister label Batakari, Boddhi Satva unleashes ‘Xangô’ and ‘Sácalo’, the first two singles taken from ‘Manifestation’, his highly anticipated third album due for release early in 2022. Released on the…

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Over 2 decades since his last compilation on BBE Music, Jasper The Vinyl Junkie returns to the label with ‘Vinyl Junkie Thangs’ a bumper collection of effortlessly cool, eclectic grooves for heads and feet. Vinyl collector, DJ and music writer,…

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In association with IF Music, BBE Music presents ‘Lucky Man’: music from the eponymous documentary film, charting jazz violinist and Vietnam veteran Billy Bang’s brave return to the country, 40 years after the War. The film ‘Lucky Man’ by Jean-Marie…

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BBE Music takes a look back at what’s been a strange and turbulent twelve months in all our lives, offering up its Staff Selections for 2020, as chosen by the label team themselves. It’s been a year many of us…

Tabansi Studio Band – Wakar Alhazai Kano / Mus’en Sofoa

Tabansi Studio Band – Wakar Alhazai Kano & Mus’En Sofua: four incredible slices of almost- undiscovered late-70s/early 80s Afrobeat magic, but not Fela’s Yoruba/Pidgin Afrobeat. This is Igbo and Hausa Afrobeat- two very different and rarely heard styles. For the…