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BBE Music’s sister label Batakari Music presents ‘The Red Line EP’, the debut release from Nigerian artist Jojoftheejungle. Hailing from Ikeja, Lagos, home to both Femi Kuti’s ‘Africa Shrine’ and Lagbaja’s ‘Motherland’, Jojoftheejungle (aka J.O.J) got his start with local…

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BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album The Soundcatcher for the first time since its original release in 2007. All work and no play can be a very dull indeed yet DJ Vadim‘s ‘The Soundcatcher’ isn’t just…

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Boddhi Satva joins forces with fellow African music heroes Preto Show, Stonebwoy & Tenny for Dancehall / Afrobeats heavy hitter ‘Ragga Ragga’. Enlisting a stellar trio of vocal talents for ‘Ragga Ragga’, Boddhi Satva lays down a potent Dancehall production,…

The Herbaliser – Bring Out The Sound Remixes

Releasing album ‘Bring Out The Sound’ in early 2018, Britain’s original live hip hop band The Herbaliser have been touring across Europe non-stop since, finding fans wherever they’ve touched down. Now BBE Music revisits the project with three brand new…

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For many years now, Dean Bagar aka Tricky D has been honing his special fusion of reggae, latin and electronic music. A regular on BBE since his label debut on 2010 compilation ‘Revolution N°5’, Tricky D released the album ‘First…

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Recording and touring together on and off for several years now, sonic journeyman DJ Vadim and Californian songwriter Katrina Blackstone unveil their long awaited full-length album ‘Double Sided’, released on BBE Music. After providing a pair of stellar guest appearances…

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Following hot on the heels of ‘Digging Beyond The Crates’, the genre-agnostic double LP from Swedish DJ and Local Talk label boss Mad Mats, BBE are delighted to present this strictly limited 12” EP featuring three exclusive cuts, previously only…

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Introducing their long awaited album ‘Double Sided’, released on BBE Music in October 2017, DJ Vadim and Katrina Blackstone unveil two cuts from the new project: ‘Luv 2 Luv’ and the LP’s title track  ‘Double Sided’. Sun-drenched guitar licks and…

Angel Love – Obaatan Pa

Following on from our re-issue of Nana Love’s forgotten classic ‘Full of Funk – Disco Documentary’ which created quite a stir among lovers of off-kilter disco beats including Gilles Peterson, Wax Poetics and Huey Morgan, we present ‘Obaatan Pa’, another ultra rare gem from the West African vocalist Nana ‘Angel’ Love.

This album perfectly encapsulates the ‘highlife’ movement that dominated Ghana during the late seventies, which took on influences from US disco and funk, wrapping them up in energetic African rhythms with a level of ebullience that’s beyond infectious.

This album perfectly encapsulates the highlife movement that dominated Ghana during the late seventies, which took on influences from US disco and funk, wrapping them up in energetic African rhythms with a level of ebullience that’s beyond infectious.

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Following their breakout album ‘Grow Slow’, London beat-botherer DJ Vadim and Ghananian vocalist Sena present a trio of musical offcuts we couldn’t quite cram onto the LP. ‘Little Lady’ opens the package in fiery form, with Vadim supplying energetic yet…