after 14 years of close collaboration tony allen stopped working with fela anikulapo kuti. after breaking from the band during the gigs at berlins festival in 1978, tony allen returned to lagos to start working on new compositions. his independence inspired him to break-away from his regular routine of putting 2 tracks on every single album
ltds 2018 repress - super djata is one of boldest and most exciting orchestras in the history of african modern music, if not one of africas greatest and most unsung ensembles. led by the late great zani diabaté, super djata band de bamako stands proud as one of west africas fiercest orchestras, with only a handful of releases and many tremendous gigs given over the last forty years.
the man who put the beat into afrobeat is back! part of the tony allen reissue series on kindred spirits, featuring remastered versions and original restored artwork. a must for afro-beat fans around the globe. 2018 repress