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Tropical Beats Radio Show Jan '19 - Nicola Cruz, Gato Preto, El Bacalao, Dj fgon, Borchi, Kokoroko

Tropical Beats Radio Show Jan '19 - Nicola Cruz, Gato Preto, El Bacalao, Dj fgon, Borchi, Kokoroko

Playing tracks by

Kokoroko, Ibibio Sound Machine, Waykiki boys, Makala & Jimmy Bidaurreta, Daniel Haaksman and more.

Chart positions

This show was 9th in the global world music chart, 11th in the global latin chart and 17th in the global afrobeat chart.

We put down two hours of the finest in Afrobeat, Latin Rhythms, Carnival Beats, Cumbia and Tropical Bass……
Global Roots music from the world for the world bringing you sunshine for your ears!

Featuring tracks from artists, producers and labels such as Daniel Haaksman El Buho, Ibibio Sound Machine, Soundway Records, Names You Can Trust, Hawaii Bonsai Records.

It's a fiery, sweaty mix of tunes from Africa, Brasil, Colombia and more that gets to the heart of the dancefloor…

Check out the Tropical Beats radio show on KtoK radio coming to you on the third thursday of every month.

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Gata Misteriosa

Very cool, bagging my head early in the morning. Thanks for the good music


Tks Guys! João Donato is a Brazilian King of swing jazz bossa! Papete is a master of regional percussion, from 60's, 70's and 80's. Both play with the mosto recognized singers of our country.
July/August I will be at London to play some sounds like that!


Killah show once again fellas!

Tropical Beats

Tracklisting here :)
KOKOROKO - Uman // Brownswood
Ibibio Sound Machine - Tell Me (Doko Mien) // Merge Records
Waykiki boys - Sorcellerie
Makala & Jimmy Bidaurreta: Descarga Libre - Baches Y Deseos (feat. Fedzilla) // Orrua Diskak
Daniel Haaksman - La Añoranza ft. Coco Maria, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Ori Kaplan
YANGA - Encendemos // Names You Can Trust
João Donato - A Rã (fgon ReWork Edit 2018)
Sociedade Recreativa - Coco Vem Vê Ft. Gata Misteriosa
Barbatuques - Na Mata (Marcelo Berges edit) // Shango Records
Star Band de Dakar - Misterioso // Ostinato Records
Kings Aigbologa Bucknor - Katakata // HOT CASA Records
Shy Fx & Uk Apachi - Original Nuttah (Borchi y Su Doble Redoble Bootleg)
Studio BROS - Lendário // TAR
Gato Preto - Mendinga Carnival
El Búho - Camino De Flores // Shika Shika
Nicola Cruz - Arka (con Esteban Valdivia) // ZZK Records / Zizek Club
Polibio Mayorga - Agua Surumba
Black Sugar - Viajecito // Matasuna Records
Flamingo Pier - Find Your Way // Soundway Records
Papete - Promessa De Pescador (fgon ReWork 2018)
Gnonnas Pédro - Money, women & love (El Bacalao edit)
Lua Preta - Quero Mais (feat. Morena Leraba) (Qwasa Qwasa Remix)
Cumbia Cosmonauts - Locoduro // Hawaii Bonsaï records
El Bacalao - Cumbia matan