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Seun Kuti performs "Rise"

9:17

"Rise" is the title song on Seun Kuti and Egypt 80's new album. In the Fela tradition of Afrobeat, it's an angry song - protesting against corrupt leaders and corporations exploiting Africa's resources. It's also a big band tour de force, with echoes of James Brown and Miles Davis. Above all, it's a call to rise against injustice.

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Sound Tracks, Episode 2

Watch the full episode, with stories from Scotland. Senegal, Iceland and the US.

55:32

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"Sanctuary" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

Inspired by Latin music, jazz, funk and Afrobeat, Antibalas delivers music with a message.

6:28

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Jimi Mbaye, "Birima"

Watch Senegalese guitarist Jimi Mbaye perform the song "Birima."

2:50

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Scottish Independence?

Watch Julie Fowlis and Alex Salmond discuss the possibility of an independent Scotland.

4:14

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