Here’s a rare Afro rock-psych bomb from Nigeria’s Monomono. I was lucky enough to find a copy of this LP in Kano, Nigeria in 2009. Out of the whole stack of records I took home with me, this is probably my favorite, front to back. Rock solid Afro rock from the first track to the last.

Here’s a bit of shameless self promotion. I’ve been sitting on this little edit I did of Kabbala’s Afro disco classic “Ashewo Ara” for a minute. Figured it was time to share. Can’t wait to test this one at Sol Power this weekend, along with a few other fresh Sol Power edits we’ve been cooking up.

Tonight DJ Stylus, Meistro, and Deep Sang continue their bi-monthly residency as the Sol Power All Stars at the legendary Eighteenth Street Lounge. Get ready for another incredible night of the sounds of the African diaspora: samba, salsa, afrobeat, cumbia, merengue, afro-latin deep house and more.

Can’t stop, won’t stop buying records. 1.  MRR-ADM feat Malcolm Catto – [untitled] track 01 [MRR] Breaks-heavy, tripped-out, analog-synth psychedelic madness. An instant Soul Strut classic! 2.  African Music Machine – Black Water Gold [Paul Winley Records] Afro-funk disco excellence from the Super Disco Brakes Vol. 8 EP. 3.  Lito Barrientos y su Orquesta – Cumbia en Do…