Playing tracks by
Lyn Collin, Prince, Betty Davis, Mulatu Astatke, Tinariwen and more.
L. Collins (“Think”) & Prince’s latest hit (“Stare”) bring the US Funk to the forefront of Dza 16th list in a thrilling way; And crossing the Atlantic to Sahel & the Horn of Africa helps keeping the thrill alive: Ethio-Jazz & Tuareg music have found great ambassadors in the likes of M. Astatke and Tinariwen. Next stop is a deep dive into the “underground” to celebrate once again laid-back, jazzy, and soulful hip-hop music; Looking backwards, Justice system pays a vibrant tribute to Bambaataa’s legacy: “Endless Rhymes” wrapped up in an “Organic Chemistry”, as per The 49ers and the Starving Artists Crew’s tracks. Final destination is meant to shed some light on what Love is all about: the British singer Lianne La Havas’ “What you don’t do” (from her 2015 album “Blood”) and D. Matthews’ all timer hit “crash into me” are about this magnetic connection and reciprocal desire either nurtured by the sharing of the day to day life or by unforgettable moments that endlessly stop Time