Tag Archives: afrobeat

7th Annual Black President’s Day, Wed. 10/24

Black President’s Day serves as the official DC tribute to Afrobeat creator Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. This year as part of the festivities we have two new additions to the DC Felabration. First, we have partnered with The Beat Inn, a Facebook group of aspiring and professional music producers, for what we calling our ‘Chops 4 Seven’ […]

5th Annual Black President’s Day, Sun. 10/24

LSP returns with another edition of DC’s annual celebration of Fela Kuti! We have scaled back some, but the good vibes and music remain! Come as you are (painted or otherwise) and rock out to the sounds of the King of Afrobeat and those under his influence. DJ sets by: Jahsonic Adrian Loving DJ Stylus […]

Sol Power 3, Sat. 11/28

One more before we put together the schedule for 2010. Let us help you burn off that bird and stuffing. Another special moment from Sol Power 2: Sol Power! Afro. Latin. Brazilian. House. Disco. Funk. With DJ Stylus, Meistro and Deep Sang. And special guest Hermon Farahi on percussion. Sweat to the rhythms of Cuba, […]

Sol Power returns, Sat. 10/24

So yeah, Meistro’s back from Nigeria and it’s his birthday. Seems like a fitting time to get the three amigos together again. Sol Power! Afro. Latin. Brazilian. House. Disco. Funk. With DJ Stylus, Meistro and Deep Sang. Samba whistles, shekeres and cowbells welcome. Sweat to the rhythms of Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico & West Africa. […]

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Black President’s Day 2009, Sat. 10/17

Once again celebrating Fela Anikulapo Kuti, this time with special emphasis on the First Ladies of Afrobeat. Dedicated, loyal and innovative, these women often relegated to the sidelines, were at the center of Fela’s movement, sound and presentation. Complimentary buffet (while it lasts): Jollof rice, Plantain & Chicken FREE HEINEKEN (while supplies last) Live Music: […]

Sol Power live at Almaz – 6/12/09 (pt. 2)

You should download this because: – Summer’s winding down and you want to squeeze as much out of it as possible. – You’re having a house party and can’t afford a DJ. – You miss Meistro, who’s been in Nigeria all summer. – You need something to hold you down until the three of us […]

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Sol Power live at Almaz – 6/12/09 (pt. 1)

You missed it and you’re kicking yourself. You were there and you want to relive it. You need the perfect soundtrack to your outdoor summer gathering. You’re welcome. [download]

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Sol Power at Almaz, Fri 6/12

Afro. Latin. Brazilian. House. Disco. Funk. featuring: DJ Stylus Meistro Deep Sang and Boogie on live percussion sweat to the rhythms of Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico & West Africa. Friday, June 12 2009 $5 before midnight, $7 after Almaz 1212 U St. NW WDC 10pm – 3am Some warm-up material: DJ Meistro – Top Ranking […]

New Year’s Eve 2008: The Lost Tapes

Finally liberated an important SD card from Jamil‘s clutches. Now we can reminisce on the first minutes of 2009. Part 1 The warm-up. [download] Part 2 The clock striking midnight with maximum room capacity then busting the lightweights upside the head for about an hour. [download] Part 3 Going deep and hitting a few peaks. […]

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