Re-searching the original beat

Sean Paul, Miss Elliot and Habib Koite all use a deceptively simple but hypnotic beat from the heart of Africa, but what is it? Music journalist Rita Ray journeys to Ghana to find out in this music documentary for the BBC World Service..
An old friend of Jungle’s dropped us a line to let us know about this interesting project he’s been working on which delves into the African roots of Latin and soul music, which is actually being broadcast today on Friday 25th Feb on the World Service, but fret not as if you miss it now you can always catch the podcast soon after.

A Short History of Five Notes will be on at the following times in the UK: 09:00, 12:00, 15:00, and you can find out all about it on the following link:

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