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Nkengas

Nkengas has been played on NTS shows including Throwing Shade, with Anyi Bundi Igbo first played on 28 December 2013.

By the mid 1950's, in West Africa, a distinct genre of popular music began to emerge from the Anglophone regions centered around Ghana and Nigeria. Heavily influenced by Calypso and Son from the New World, its infectious melding of rhythms and lilting melodies soon ruled the West African musical landscape. As the climate of political independence and optimism spread into the next decade, this post-colonial era spawned the evolution of a new, urban working class. This music was created for a new generation of social…

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Anyi Bundi Igbo
The Nkengas
Soundway2010
Anyi Bundi Igbo
The NkengasSoundway2010
Discogs
Nkenga Special
Nkengas
Orbitone Records1973
Nkenga Special
NkengasOrbitone Records1973
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Jack Jones
Roy Hamilton, Nkengas, The
Orbitone Records1974
Jack Jones
Roy Hamilton, Nkengas, TheOrbitone Records1974
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Anyi Bundi Igbo
Nkengas
Orbitone Records1973
Anyi Bundi Igbo
NkengasOrbitone Records1973
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