Posts Tagged ‘Keji Hamilton & The Exousia Band’
British music magazine MOJO have reviewed our release by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band in their June issue:"Vintage Afrobeat from the man who used to open shows for the main man. A mainstay (on guitar and keyboards) of Fela Kuti's Egypt 80 in the 1980s, Keji Hamilton can't be accused of falling too far from the tree musically in the decade since his employer's death. This is Afrobeat much as the man himself played it in the latter years of his career, though it lacks the grit and fury that made Kuti such an important musician in the 1970s. It would be difficult to imagine the Africa 70 [Read more...]
Keji Hamilton is the featured artist this month on Yoradio.org. An interview with Keji can be found here.
The album by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band has been reviewed by Tropicalidad.be. Their verdict: 'Keji' is a solid, classic Afrobeat album.
The Afrobase Show (anchored by John Warr) will feature the album by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band this weekend. The show will go out this coming Sunday 3rd February from 4-6pm on Juice 107.2 FM in the Brighton (UK) area and simultaneously on Juicebrighton.com.It will then be available as a stream, anytime of the day (24 hours), for a wholeweek, from Friday 8th February on Totallyradio.com.After that week it will be archived indefinitely for access by anyone (around the world) who has a subscription to the station. For quick access to the web shows, click on this link. (Until 8th Feb you [Read more...]
'Keji' by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band is the featured album today on AmieStreet: "After a thirteen-year sojourn, multi-instrumentalist Keji Hamilton returns with a new album of traditional Afrobeat music. Having spent many years playing with the legendary Fela Kuti, Keji is considered one of few current musicians who plays authentic Afrobeat -- fusing jazz horns and instrumentation with African percussion. Keji includes a variety of moods and themes, ranging from social/political commentary to tunes ready for the dancefloor. If you're new to the genre, this is a great place [Read more...]
Press Release'Keji', by Keji Hamilton & The Exousia BandWM Recordings, together with Exousia Entertainment, is pleased to announce the upcoming online release of the self-titled album 'Keji', by Keji Hamilton & The Exousia Band. Remember Keji Hamilton, the talented multi-instrumentalist who sharpened his musical teeth with the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, as a guitarist and later as a pianist?After a thirteen-year sojourn from the public musical eye, Keji Hamilton has re-emerged, imposingly, with his new album. The 'Keji' album was recorded, after several months of rehearsals, at an analog [Read more...]