Stream a summer BBQ playlist of African music highlights from the likes of Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Vis å Vis and more.
<p>*Photo of Ebo Taylor, artwork by <a href="https://www.facebook.com/AnalogAfrica" target="_blank">Samy Ben Redjeb</a></p><p>If you decide to beat the heat this weekend and light up the ole charcoal grill, we're here to help. Here's a playlist of classic West African afrobeat, funk, highlife, and afrojazz to keep you nice and cool. From more popular afrobeat and highlife names like <strong>Fela Kuti</strong> and <strong>Ebo Taylor</strong> to the lesser known, <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2013/06/14/ghana-music-top-5-slept-on-mcs-of-ghana/" target="_blank" title="Top 5 Slept On MCs of Ghana">but recently sampled</a> <strong>Vis å Vis</strong>, this playlist will keep the groove while you focus on the grill and drinks. Sidenote: it seemed fitting to start the playlist with a song by <strong>The Barbecues</strong>.</p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify:user:elimakesbeats:playlist:1uu2zHhmkk4qkbLTIobzrr" width="300"></iframe></p>
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