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World On Your Street: The Global Music Challenge
Charts Femi Kuti
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Describe the atmosphere and live music at a local pub, restaurant, festival, church or temple, club night.... inspire other people to check it out!

What gets you up on the dance floor? Whether it's salsa, gypsy fiddling, hip-hop or rai, share your best dance tune.


1 Beng beng beng

2 Ain't Nobody

3 I Will Survive





Track: Beng beng beng
Artist: Femi Kuti
Music: Nigerian Afro-beat
Chosen by: Hester Dunlop (Huddersfield)

Listen  Listen to a clip from 'Beng beng beng', album: 'Shoki Shoki' (Polygram, UK)

I've loved the music of Fela Kuti for longer than I care to remember, so when I heard this, by his son, it was like a revival and a new take on rhythms and melodies that were close to my heart.

I'm involved with a not-for-profit DJ'd dance event held every fortnight in Huddersfield called Loose Feet where we play a wide range of global dance music to an expanding audience. Whether I'm DJ-ing or dancing this always gets me moving and takes me somewhere else.

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