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NEW ARRIVALS JANUARY 24TH : 200 VINYL RECORDS ADDED INCLUDING 78 RPM's FROM AFRICA INDIA & LATIN, lots of AFRO FUNK, AFRO PSYCH, AFROBEAT, ZAMBIAN PROG, AFRO SYNTH & DISCO, SOUKOUS, SALSA & AFRICAN LATIN, BENGA, RUMBA, CAPE VERDE FUNANA, JAZZ FUNK MODERN JAZZ & SOUL JAZZ, BIGUINE, COMPAS & GWOKA JAZZ FROM TANZANIA, KENYA, CONGO, SENEGAL, NIGERIA, USA, GUINEA, MALI, PUERTO RICO, COLOMBIA, BENIN, IVORY COAST, GABON, CAMEROON, MARTINIQUE, GUADELOUPE, HAITI, BURKINA FASO, CAPE VERDE, GHANA, TOGO...
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Diasporarecords delivers the best, strictly on original vinyl, within a wide range that includes African music, Latin & Brazilian rhythms, Worldwide soul, funk & fusion & much much more.
If you are after unusual tropical clubby records or mellow grooves, then Diaspora is the name.
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SWING STARS - Chupando cana / Jezebel
Cuban music on top as recorded by this Uruguay group, includes a guaracha mambo & a mambo mislabelled as beguine sung in english. Record is E, sounds great, only some very thin marks.

78 rpm | Cover / Rec >> NA / EX | Sondor | Urugay
15.00 EUR
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JOHN OGARA WITH OCHEING NELLY - Selestina juma / Samwel akech (benga 1965)
Rumba meets twist on this Kenyan guitar music double sider w/ male vocal duet. Blank label test press. Labels rare yellowish from humidity damage. Minor occasional noise from a few pressing bubbles.

78 rpm | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG | Furaha | Kenya
40.00 EUR
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JOHN NZENZE (SPOTI) - Saumu wa tanga / Vijana wa baya
A guitar / vocal duet on side A and a flute jive on side B, some dirt wear on labels, light noise on edges from a few light marks & small opaque pressing patch along edges

78 rpm | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG | Rock | Kenya
20.00 EUR
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OK JAZZ - Mousica te llama / Bolingo ekoma niongo
A cha cha cha and a rumba on this late 50's OK jazz hit on scarce original UK press of Loningisa series. Record is V w/ light marks, noisy from pressing & marks

78 rpm | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG | His master's voice | UK
60.00 EUR
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RAFIU BANKOLE - Aiyemole / Olakunle alakija
Guitar & voice acoustic Nigerian folk palm wine music rarity sunge in Yoruba. Record is V- w/ opaque wear & w/ light noise though it only has light marks, apparently noisy more from pressing than playing.

78 rpm | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG- | Decca | UK
60.00 EUR
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LEON BUKASA NA GROUPE RYTHMIQUE NGOMA - Motindo nalingi mwana mwasi oyo / Clementine
Rumbas on top on this mega rare release by the Congolese legend for the highly collectible and always indemand pioneer Ngoma label. Sleeve is F to G w/ strong aging & dirt, bites, writings, creases & peel off, sticker & writings & dirt on labels + wear on centerhole. Record is G w/ numerous marks, also noisy from hardly removeable mud wear on edge to B side which causes wooshes (clip 2)

78 rpm | Cover / Rec >> G / G | Ngoma | UK
60.00 EUR
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EUGENE MONA - S/T - An goulousse ce lan mo
Solid gwoka meets biguine tracks w/ flute & bass on one of his few 3A lp's. Sleve has some dirt & aging, light warp + some air bubbles underneatj upper plastic sheet of laminated cover along spine.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG++ | 3A | France
14.00 EUR
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SAFOHENE DJENI & APPOLOS INT. BAND - Ema Enwozoa
2 tropical dancefloor afro synth tunes melting soukous & highlife w/ those 80's keyboard sounds, including ""mahu wo asie" as compiled by Sofrito, also straighter highlife tunes, recorded in Ivory Coast by a Ghanaian band. Dirt wear on cover & labels, shop sticker on front, record plays very well w/ only very minor very occasional light noise from thin marks

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG+ | independent release | Ivory Coast
50.00 EUR
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SAGBOHAN , DANIEL - S/T - Dago et le karateka
Party tunes at "Cocorioco" & "foutou bananas", and the hypnotic afro synth like "avale" on, his rarest LP. Sleeve has minor wear, small writings on back, record plays sweetly, amazing copy though hole is offcenterd on A side and causes light sound distortion (clip 1)

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / VG+ | Badmos | France
60.00 EUR
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MATHIAS ATCHO - S/T - Le destin
A salsa, & roots reggae w/ cosmic dub synth effects & tropical dancefloor afro pop on this mid 80's ultra rare release by obscure Benin artist. Writings on labels, reasonable noise to no noise despite marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG | Private press | Benin or Nigeria
50.00 EUR
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MATHIAS ATCHO - Le chantre de la musique Beninoise
A dancefloor soukous, a syncopated afro pop & an early digital roots reggae tune on this mega rare Benin releas, light noise on record though still plays pretty well most of the time, solid VG- to VG+

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG | Editions Belphegor | Benin
45.00 EUR
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SINA BAKARE AND THE MERANDA BAND - Like father, like son Vol. 1
Another ungoogleable rarity out of Nigeria, deep juju w/ funky hints medley sung in Yoruba by this obscure artist. Sleeve is VG-/VG w/ aging & dirt, small peel off along edges, ringwear, writings on labels. Record is VG w/ occasional clicks, light noise in parts.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Alah Bamusa | Nigeria
30.00 EUR
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JOHNNY BOKELO - Foudroie depuis Kinshasa
Dancefloor soukous tunes & the indemand laidback Na sambue. Strong dirt wear & aging, bites along top mouth & bottom seam towards spine & on spine, mini tears & crackling on spine, light brown water damage all over, large paper stuck on back, lesser paper stuck on front, moisture residues, peel off & moisture residues on labels, plays sweetly, slight sound distortion as hole os offcentered on A side (clip 3)

LP | Cover / Rec >> G / EX | Shakara | France / Ivory Coast
50.00 EUR
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SHIKA SHIKA - Makopa Parts 1 & 2
Mid tempo soukous winner written by Kenya based Congolese singer Moni Mambo Jim (also memeber of Maquis du Zaire). Top shape !

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG++ | Linga | Kenya
30.00 EUR
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KIMONA BROTHERS - Kuona ti kuria / Kibunja witu
Kikuyu benga rarity with a kick off on part 2, scarce white label test press

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG+ | Kikuyu sounds white label test press | Kenya
25.00 EUR
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ORCHESTRE LES KINOIS - Cherie Nata Parts 1 & 2
Soukous uptempo winner as recorded by this Kenya based Lingala speaking Congolese group. A bit noisy from marks on intros, otherwise plays quite well.

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG- | Editions Les Kinois | Kenya
20.00 EUR
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ORCHESTRE NYANZA SUCCESS - Julia C Awuor / Veronique Ichieni
Heavy luo benga double sider with a kick off on part 2. Writings on labels.

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> NA / EX | Hundhwe | Kenya
25.00 EUR
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LOS JIMAGUAS - Igualitos y con sabor
Consistent salsa LP recorded by the 2 brothers. Some aging, ringwear, writings on cover & labels, peel off on spine, minor peel off on label, record has very light noise to no noise

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG+ | Mericana | USA
100.00 EUR
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GNONNAS PEDRO - El cochechivo
features the cover of the Silvestre Mendez hit "Yiri yiri bom". Sleeve has some age wear & dirt, mini writings on back, light dirt & small peel off on labels, vinyl plays nicely despite a few light marks & some light pressing hiss on B side (clip 2)

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG++ | Editions Gnoinsope | Benin
75.00 EUR
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TOFFO HOSSOU 'MIGUELITO' & LES VOLCANS - Vol. 1
One of the best salsa tunes ever recorded in Benin, 1 side long salsa tune w/ percussion solo part, can't really beat that, and don't miss the laid back afro latin tune on side B "Africa tchnago jam" ! Sleeve is missing, brown water damage, moisture residues & peel off on labels. Record has constant reasonable to light to very light noise from numerous marks, cracky on intro to B1 (clip 4).

LP | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG- | Albarika store | Nigeria
45.00 EUR
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BENTHO GUSTAVE TITIOU & POLY RYTHMO - Le disque d'or
One of the best Beninese salsa tunes ever released & a soukous on this only solo LP by Poly Rythmo bass player. Sleeve has light aging, writings on cover & labels, dirt wear on labels, record has numerous marks and light noise in parts only, still quite clean sound.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG+ | Libert | Benin or France
45.00 EUR
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ORQUESTA ALMENDRA - S/T - Yo quiero guarachar
Sones & guarachas & charanga tracks, w/ "Panart recording corp. P.O. Box 423, No, Miami, Fla." on bottom back & definitely NOT the 70's RAMSA distributors press, sleeve with wear, brownish paper tape along all seams & mouth, record is quite clean w/ only light noise

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Panart blue & silver deep groove | USA
40.00 EUR
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YELOUASSI ADOLPHE & POLY RYTHMO - S/T Vol. 1 - Dokun man hou vi
3 afro latin dancer friendly tracks on this Beninese winner, minor wear on cover, writings on back, record w/ only light pressing noise / hiss despite a few marks, hardly noticeable when music quicks off, VG to VG++.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG | La voix de l'ocean | Nigeria
40.00 EUR
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BOCO THIERRY & LES VOLCANS - 1000 Watts
A killer dancefloor salsa tune Beninese style and another solid afro latin cut with synth on this scarce Benin LP. Sleeve w/ aging & dirt, writings on front & light brown water damage on back, record doesn't have much marks but some loud pressing hiss in parts (clip 1)

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG- | Promakov | Benin
60.00 EUR
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ORCHESTRE G.O. MALEBO - Ozali phenomene / Yo bailo con ella
Excellent son montuno 60's Cuban style Orquesta Aragon cover on this rare 7" recorded by the Congolese group. Sleeve w/ strong aging & dirt, split on all spine & bottom, shop sticker & stap on back, small tears on spine, creases, writings on labels. Record plays w/ constant reasonable to light noise from marks, VG- to solid VG-.

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> G / VG- | African | France
50.00 EUR
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THEODORE BOUMBHE - La guerre et la paix ne sont pas pareilles / Dansons la samba
Progressive folk track & a Brazil inspired tune on this ultra rare Ivory Coast release. Sleeve has dirt wear & aging, brown glue residues from tape on front. Ruff press as sometimes on SID + some light noise from marks.

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | SID | Ivory Coast
25.00 EUR
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SMOKEY HAANGALA - Going back / Munyika
A deep progressive folk w/ hypnotic organ & gospellish female vocals & a gospel tune on this single only mega rarity by the renowned Zambian folk rock artist. Promo copy w/ promo stamp. Record is G+ to VG-, plays with reasonable to light noise from numerous marks

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> NA / G | Zambezi promo copy | Zambia
35.00 EUR
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ADJAHO G. COFFI & POLY RYTHMO - S/T - Parfum tche
deep, hybrid syncopated afro pop & afrosynth mellowness w/ clear voudoun influence w/ backing by the kings of Benin, sleeve has minor wear, record has only very light occasional noise from light marks to no noise most of the time, very solid VG to VG++

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / VG+ | SAPEC | France
45.00 EUR
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WILLIAM ONYEABOR - Anything you sow
Indemand electro boogie LP recorded by the Nigerian keyboard player, sleeve has strong wear, brown water damage along top, small peel off on front, large peel off on back, dirt on labels, record has reasonable to very light nois, B side is noisier (clip 3), VG- to solid VG.

LP | Cover / Rec >> G / VG | Wilfilms records | Nigeria
28.00 EUR
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AZIZ' INANGA - N'Kala
Hypnotic & spacey afrosynth & and afro boogie tune on this demand rarity in top shape. Minor wear on cover

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / NM | Private | France
70.00 EUR
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XTASY - E je ka jo (let's dance)
Serious Nigerian sexy afro boogie synth floor fillers American style on this scarce release. Sleeve has dirt wear & aging, mini peel off on front, record plays with light noise only to no noise at all despite numerous light marks, very solid VG- to VG/VG+.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Ben Bruce | Nigeria
100.00 EUR
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ORCHESTRE POLY RYTHMO - S/T - Hommage au president Bongo
Wow ! Scarce LP feat. The only minimal synth tune I know recorded by the Kings of Benin, the laid back digital gazzo "Nadjinon" + 3 seriously danceable soukous. Writings on back & labels, light noise from marks,k solid VG- to VG/VG+

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG+ | Albarika store | Nigeria
45.00 EUR
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BONCANA MAIGA - S/T - Tamba
3 kick ass afro synth tunes including boogie disco & hypnotic on this super rare release by the Malian maestro & flutist, original insert missing, minor wear on cover, shop sticker on front, writings, record has surface marks but still plays solid very VG- to VG/VG+ and has light noise to unnoticeable noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG | West African music | France
140.00 EUR
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JIMMY TAKOUBE - Dream me up / In your eyes
An afro synth boogie synth pop w/ reggae hints and a rocky post punk / new wave tune as released in France by this obscure Cameroon artist, wear on cover, peel off along top, record plays nicely despite numerous thin marks.

12 inch 45 rpm | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Edition jet 7 | France
80.00 EUR
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MAKEY ASSOUAN - L'ascenceur est bloque
Afro synth frantic floor filler aon this off the radar sure scarce release by Benin artist. Sleeve has strong aging & dirt, large brown water damage on half bottom, peel off & paper stuck, large writings, warp, dirt on labels, record has light to very light noise from marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> G / VG+ | Assouan records | France
45.00 EUR
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ANTOINE DOUGBE - S/T - Gbe nan tche
Afro hypnotic sato inspired, afrolatin & afropop cuts on this rare Benin release. Sleeve has light dirt & age wear, mini peel off on label, record plays w/ only occasional noise from marks otherwise very nice shape, solid VG- to VG++, light noise on intro to B1 hypnotic sato track (clip 2).

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG+ | Satel | Benin & France
150.00 EUR
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AUDIENCE LIMITED LED BY JOHN BROADWAY - Vol. 1
Deep afro psych funk masterpiece w/ organ & fuzz guitar. Light dirt & aging on cover, specially along bottom mouth, light surface noise & some occasional clicks from marks, opaque pressing default causing wooshes on A1, still a very enjoyable copy ranging from solid VG- in a few parts to VG/VG+

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Hasbunalau | Nigeria
350.00 EUR
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THE WITCH - Lukombo vibes
Progressive psych Zambian zamrock rarity recorded by one of the country's few prolific groups. Gneric white sleeve has bite along bottom, dirt wear, hand written artist name & title. Record plays VG- to VG+, very reasonable to light noise, clicks towards the end of B1 & beginning of B2 (clip 6) from a deeper mark

LP | Cover / Rec >> G / VG | Zambezi promo copy | Zambia
500.00 EUR
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