Hail to the Chiefs (#1176)

Songs by and about chiefs this week, from Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe to Chief Ragga to other “big men.” Some are tribute songs, others … not so much.

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Hour 1
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe – Ka-Anyi Jikota – Kedu America
Chief Ragga – Kilia – Chief Ragga
Maracatu New York – Caboclo Big Chief – Baque do Brooklyn
Nation Beat – Big Chief – The Royal Chase
Antibalas – Big Man – Who Is This America?
The Souljazz Orchestra – Kingpin – Solidarity
Wali & the Afro Caravan – Hail the King – The Original Sound Of 1970’s Funky Africa
Calypso Rose – Calypso Queen – Far from Home
I.K. Dairo & the Blue Spots – Chief Okeyemi Otubusin – Definitive Dairo
D’Gary – Lehibeny – Mbo Loza
Captain Planet & Shungudzo – Big Man – No Visa
Anergy Afrobeat – Fela Chief Priest – The Rough Guide To The Best African Music You’ve Never Heard

Hour 2
George Kahumoku, Jr. & Bob Brozman – Na Ali’i (The Chiefs) [Vocal] – Kani Wai – Sound of Water
Bela Fleck, V.M. Bhatt, Jie-Bing Chen – The Jade Princess – Tabula Rasa
Capoeira Experience – Princesinha Da Mare – The Rough Guide to Brazilian Street Party
Eccodek – The Big Man – Singing in Tongues
Ozferti – Princess – Addis Aboumbap
Matapat – La capitaine (The Captain) – Matapat 2 1/2
Bebeto – Princesa Negra de Angola – Samba Soul 70!
Dr. Didg – King Tut – Out of the Woods
Daljit Mattu & Ravi Bal – Captain Bhangra Da – Rough Guide to Bhangra Dance
Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra – African Kings – Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra
Les Amazones d’Afrique – Queens (feat. Rokia Koné) – Amazones Power
Mabiisi – King – Mabiisi
Mustafa Ahmad – Egyptian Queen – Original Oriental Belly Dance
A. R. Rahman – We Could Be Kings (featuring KT Tunstall) – Million Dollar Arm

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