For our top 11 LPs of 2011 we opted to stick to works we featured on Okayafrica in the past 12 months. We scraped up some new works, some re-issues, and a fair amount of rare compilations. Browse our top albums (and one EP) of 2011 below and check out our top music videos, songs, and side-eye moments of the year!

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Fela Soul: Fela Kuti x De La Soul

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Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974-1979

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The FOKN DunaQuest in Budapest

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Danger [Re-Issue]

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Tassili

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From Africa With Fury: Rise

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Assimilations

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Give The Beggar A Chance/Dawn of Awareness [Re-Issues]

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BLNRB: Welcome To The Madhouse

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Native Sun

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Put Some Red On It

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Comments

  • sWARNER

    Put some red on it is a single and Fela Soul is a mashup buuuuuuuuuuut who’s counting?

  • Todd Poe

    FOKN BOIS….those guys are seriously dope!