Putumayo World Music presents World Reggae, a collection of reggae-influenced tracks performed by artists from around the world. The tracks on World Reggae blend the upbeat and soulful groove of reggae with local influences to create new variations that will appeal to music lovers everywhere.
World Reggae features reggae from African artists Alpha Blondy (Ivory Coast), Maria de Barros (Cape Verde), Majek Fashek (Nigeria), Kaïssa (Cameroon) as well as artists from Europe including the French reggae band Kana and British/Spanish fusionists Más y Más. The influence of reggae on music from the Arab world is reflected in the selections by Intik (Algeria) and Gnawa Diffusion (Algeria/France). Brazil's thriving reggae scene is represented by Alê Muniz, who fuses traditional music from the Brazilian northeast with a reggae swing. There's even reggae from India by Apache Indian and a track by Bernard Uedre from Pacific Ocean island of New Caledonia, proving the worldwide reach of reggae. Chris Combette from the South American country of French Guiana rounds out the diverse selection with a smooth, zouk-flavored reggae track.
Track Listing :
02 - Apache Indian - Om Numah Shivaya (India/UK)
03 - Intik - Notre Devoir (Algeria)
04 - Majek Fashek - African Unity (Nigeria)
05 - Maria de Barros - Riberonzinha (Cape Verde)
06 - Gnawa Diffusion - Ya Laymi (Algeria/France)
07 - Alê Muniz - Maguinha do Sá Viana (Brazil)
08 - Más y Más - Agua (UK/Spain)
09 - Chris Combette - Babylone Buildings (French Guiana)
10 - Alpha Blondy - Lalogo (Ivory Coast)
11 - Bernaud Uedre - Rawagu (New Caledonia)
12 - Kaïssa - O Si Keka (Cameroon)
African , Brazilian , European , Indian , North American , Reggae , South American , World
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