Chief Boima's 'Six Over Eight' Mix

Fresh off his Africa Latina tour, Chief Boima releases a celebratory 'Six Over Eight' mix centered around the 6/8 time signature.

Fresh off his Africa Latina tour, global bass guru Chief Boima drops a celebratory mix chock full of bangers centered around the 6/8 time signature. Boima's 32-minute Six Over Eight mix features an eclectic range of funk, bass and rumba from Angola, Brazil, Guatemala, Congo, and Portugal, among other sounds that explore the enduring influence of the rhythm in Africa and the diaspora. Stream/download the mix below, then head over to Dutty Artz to read Boima's in-depth breakdown behind the mix as well as highlights from his tour, which include last month's crowd-pleasing Okayafrica Electrafrique x Celebrate Brooklyn! set with DJ Underdog.

Chief Boima's Six Over 8 Tracklist

1. Patcheko - “Tshaku”

2. Ary DJ - "Toca O Tambor"

3. DJR7 - "Loucuridade das Embrazadas"

4. Victor Falcão - “Menina Do Cabare”

5. MC Pedrinho and MC Kalzin - “Mamatorizaçao Do Dom Dom Dom”

6. Mr. Jamaika - “BumBum Tremer”

7. Dotorado - "Moche"

8. PutO MarciO - “Afro Guetto Beat 2014”

9. DJ Nigga Fox - “Hwwambo”

10. Quantic ft. Pongo Love - “Duvidó”

11. DJ Captain Planet - "Quetzalcoatl Offering"

12. Byano DJ - “Putaria Mexicana”

13. SR Mala - “Senta”

14. SPDeville - “Into Darkness Indi Print”

15. DJ DN de Caxias - “Mixagem Da Sentada”

16. DJR7 - "Embraza do Romano"

17. Byano DJ- "Passinho Arabe”

Image via Sheila Afari PR.

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