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The Nigerian Afro-soul master returns with UK collective The Heliocentrics for a brand new album of deep Afro beats. The collaboration mixes rare original compositions (‘Buju Buje’, ‘Aseni’), unreleased original songs (‘Jaiyede Afro’) with new tracks and an Afrocentric cover of James Brown’s ‘In The Middle’.

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released January 1, 2014

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Orlando Julius Nigeria

One of the founding fathers of Afrobeat, Orlando Julius changed the musical landscape in Lagos with his ‘Super Afro Soul’ 10” in 1966 fusing highlife, R’n’B, calypso and jazz. Later, during the ‘80s, he co-composed ‘Going Back To My Roots’ for Lamont Dozier. Signing to Strut in 2014, OJ collaborated with The Heliocentrics for the future Afrobeat opus, ‘Jaiyede Afro’. ... more

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