Beats of All-Nations Radio 025: Danny Holloway & Inka One

On this monumental 25th episode we welcome a real legend, Danny Holloway. He blesses the decks with his trade mark 45 slingin’ we talk about his time in the industry, his work as a music journalist at the NME newspaper, which led to him accompaning the Rolling Stones to Jamaica. He then joined Island Records’ London, being mentored by label owner Chris Blackwell. We discuss his contributions to 3 Bob Marley albums, plus work with Jimmy Cliff, The Meters, The Maytals, The Heptones and others. Holloway currently co-owns the popular reissue 45s label, Ximeno Records which is working to soon launch an exclusive record club!
Inka One is another LA heavy hitter, representing Boombox LA. He blesses us with a uniquely fresh Dilla Tribute as his crew prepares their annual Doin’ It for Dilla party this Saturday Night at Grandstar Jazz Club. Mike Styles opens the show with an all Brazilian vinyl set in light of the upcoming Carnaval season and Gabe Real wraps the show with all Reggae 45s.

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After 10 Years, Afro Funké Hosts Grand Finale Tonight

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After 10 years of hosting the biggest Weekly Afroboogie Ritual the West Coast has ever witnessed at Santa Monica’s Zanzibar, the beloved Afro Funké Soundsystem is moving forward and signing out from the club night that took much responsibility in reviving an entire scene.  Tonight the tribe reunites with past djs, musicians and the community, together, under the roof that we’ve all grooved below once before, one last time.  Beats of All-Nations would like to salute Jeremy Sole, Glenn Red, Rocky Dawuni and Cary Sullivan for staying true to the purpose and providing us with such a service.  Thank You!

Here is one of our favorite moments witnessed at AF, Cut Chemist (who will be in the house tonight), performing “Adidas to Addis” from the Sound of the Police release party live on One-Turntable and a loop pedal:


Now for tonight’s extravagant line up and details…

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