Okayafrica's Top 10 Albums of 2014

Okayafrica's Top 10 Albums of 2014

We list the Top 10 African Albums that came out this year, featuring Young Fathers, Tony Allen, Wizkid, Tinariwen and many more.

Tony Allen 'Film Of Life' [Jazz Village]Tony Allen's tenth studio album Film Of Life presents a self-portrait of a lengthy and legendary musical career that includes incursions into bebop, psychedelic pop and, of course, afrobeat. The afrobeat co-creator & drumming pioneer's 10-track full-length was produced by French trio The Jazzbastards and features the likes of Damon Albarn (Gorillaz/Blur), on “Go Back,” and Nigerian singer Kuku, as well as outstanding solo compositions like the track of the year choice "Bout Journey." For more from Tony Allen check out his recent episode of Okayafrica TV. Watch the video for the Damon Albarn-featuring "Go Back" below.

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