Nahko and Medicine for the People is an US-american Acoustic Thump-Hop band from Portland, Oregon. They describe themself as ‘Non-profit, Indigenous-youth-freedom-sustainability-healthy living-direct action’. Singer Nhako Bear, adapted and born in Oregon, mixes the cultures he grew up with (Indigenous, Puerto Rican and Filipino) with american elements and builds a bridge between them. Have a listen to “Risk It”:
Leonidas Baffalas , a reggae musician from Cyprus , we´ve presented him already in 2012 her is his newest song with the title, hmmmmm “Πάει πέρασε (been passed ) “
Mekatelyu is a Costa Rican band formed in December 1998 when Gabriel Dávila (Gabo), bassist of the band, began to search for a new style of music that would fuse reggae roots with different Caribbean and Latinrhythms.
Here ist their song “Amarily Love Reggae “
Black Uhuru are a Jamaican reggae group formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for ‘freedom’). The group has undergone several line-up changes over the years, with Derrick “Duckie” Simpson as the mainstay. They had their most successful period in the 1980s, with their album Anthem winning the first ever Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1985. (wikipedia)
Edit : just saw this one was my 750th posting on worldmusic in nearly two years :-) i´m happy
Here is their famous song “Guess whos coming to dinner “
Manjul is the pseudonym of Julien Souletie, an artist and Dub musician , born in 1976 in the eighteenth arrondissement of Paris. After many years in the islands of Mayotte and Reunion he lives since 13 years in Mali.
Here is his song “Mabeya”
Kaka, born in 1992, means brother in Swahili and is a great reggae and dancehall shootingstar from Sweden! Listen to the nice song “En sidste sang” in english ‘A last song’
Whenever I remind music from Denmark, I remind of Nephew and any more bands Truels told me about. Thanks Truels for this suggestion!!