Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra


Antibalas' 13-member afrobeat orchestra overwhelms the stage with huge horns and bass, polyrhythmic beats and funky breaks, and furious lyrics in English, Yoruba and Spanish. The live show is equal parts sweat-drenched bacchanalia and political rally, carrying the "anti-bullets" torch ignited by the late Nigerian singer/activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.


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