The Chopteeth links page currently contains seven different categories of links:  

Chopteeth Band Member Sites
Fela Kuti and Afrobeat
The Afrobeat Movement Worldwide
African Music Websites
Some Favorite Artists
Friends and Family
Resources

Please send suggestions or link requests to info@chopteeth.com.


Chopteeth Band Member Sites

Justine Miller's homepage, featuring her dynamic vocal stylings and jazz trumpet virtuosity
http://justinemiller.com/

Anna Mwalagho's homepage, with more on her poetry, dance, acting and positive message
http://www.annamwalago.com

Website for Elikeh, a collective of roots musicians in the Washington, DC area led by singer/songwriter Serge "Massama" Dogo and including Chopteeth's Michael Shereikis
and David McDavitt
http://www.elikeh.com/

The Junkyard Saints: Brian and Trevor’s other love… from New Orleans
http://www.junkyardsaints.com/


Fela Kuti and Afrobeat

Fela biography and related links from Wikipedia: add your viewpoint!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fela_Kuti

Fela timeline from The New Museum in New York
http://www.newmuseum.org/now_fela_timeline.php

THE comprehensive Fela discography
http://biochem.chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~endo/EAFela.html

Multimedia project celebrating Fela (& museum exhibit)
http://www.felaproject.net/felaone.html

A lovely article by Carter Van Pelt
http://incolor.inetnebr.com/cvanpelt/Felaweb/africaman.html

1986 interview with Fela following his release from prison.  Amnesty International led a worldwide campaign to free Fela after the Nigerian military jailed him for political reasons
http://wusb.fm/archive/articles/Fela.html

Narrative by film-maker Dan Dinello- in Lagos (1983) attempting to get Fela's permission to shoot a documentary
http://shockproductions.com/shockzine/cultureshock.html

An informative magazine article by Jay Babcock
http://www.jaybabcock.com/fela.html

Selected headlines about Fela from the Nigerian press
http://ietpd1.sowi.uni-mainz.de/~ntama/main1/headlines.html

Red, Hot and Riot: Fela tribute project to raise money for African AIDS relief
http://www.redhot.org

Wisdom & philosophical statements in Fela's lyrics.
Compiled by Gaga Ekeh.
http://www.africaresource.com/datab/ekeh.htm

More Fela links from The New Museum (New York)
http://www.newmuseum.org/now_additional_fela.php

Reflections on Fela's death by filmmaker Dan Dinello, from Shockzine
http://shockproductions.com/shockzine/fela.html

Interview with Femi Kuti by filmmaker Dan Dinello, from Shockzine, which addresses Femi's music and his childhood with Fela
http://shockproductions.com/shockzine/positiveforce.html


The Afrobeat Movement Worldwide

Afrobeat Down (Los Angeles)
http://www.afrobeatdown.com/  

Akoya (NYC)
http://www.akoyamusic.com/home.htm  

Albino (Berkeley)
www.albinoband.com

Alkebu-lan  (Lagos)
http://www.myrhythm.com/alkebu_lan.htm    

Amayo (NYC)
http://www.fuarkistra.com/shows.htm  

Antibalas (NYC)
http://www.antibalas.com/   

Aphrodesia (San Francisco) 
http://aphrodesia.org   

Asiko (NYC)
www.asikomusic.com

Ayetoro  (London)
http://www.ayetoro.com/  

Baltimore Afrobeat Society (Baltimore) 
http://www.stsci.edu/~tullos/images/Fela.6.18.04/  

Belgian Afrobeat Society (Belgium) 
http://www.baba.be  

The Boston Afrobeat Society (Boston)
www.bostonafrobeat.com

CAbP  (Chicago)
http://www.chicagoafrobeatproject.com/

Chopteeth (Washington, DC)
http://www.chopteeth.com

Damisa (Bordeaux)
http://www.e-mindmachine.com/damisa/damisa_fra.htm

Dele Sosimi (London)
http://www.delesosimi.org/index.php  

Fanga (Montpellier, France)
http://www.afrofanga.com/

Femi Kuti & Positive Force (Lagos) 
http://www.afropop.org/explore/show_artist/ID/47   

Femm Nameless (NYC)
http://www.femmnameless.com  

Fulanis (San Francisco)
http://www.fulanis.com/  

Ikwunga, the First Afrobeat Poet (Baltimore)
http://www.rebisihut.com

Jujuba (Portland) - Afrobeat & Juju
http://www.jujuba.org/

Kayode Olajide & the Weavers (Lagos) 
http://www.nigeria-arts.net/Music/Jazz/Kayode_Olajide/  

Kokolo (NYC) 
http://www.kokoloonline.com/   

Lagbaja (Lagos)
http://www.ritmoartists.com/Lagbaja/lagbaja.htm  

Lucky Stars Band (Lagos)
http://www.nigeria-arts.net/Music/Afrobeat/Lucky_stars_band/  

Massak (Paris)
http://massak.free.fr/html/frame.htm  

Mr. SomethingSomething (Toronto)
http://www.mrsomethingsomething.com

Nomo (Detroit)
http://www.nomomusic.com/

OJ Ekemode & Nigerian Allstars (Lagos) 
http://www.fastlaneintl.com/ekemode.htm  

Rhythm Taxi (Berlin) 
http://www.rhythmtaxi.com/   

Seun Kuti/Egypt 80 (Lagos)
http://archive.blackvoices.com/articles/daily/index_20020320_3.asp  

Sila and the AfroFunk Experience (San Fransisco)
http://victorsila.com/index.htm

Soulfege (Boston)
http://www.soulfege.com

The Afromotive (Asheville, NC)
http://www.theafromotive.com/

Tony Allen (Paris) 
http://www.wrasserecords.com/artists/info/31.html    

Ultra Magnus (Toronto)
http://www.ultramagnus.net/index2.html  

Wonderland Orchestra (NYC) 
http://www.wonderlandorchestra.com  

Wunmi Girl (London)
http://www.wunmi.com  

Zozo Afrobeat (NYC)
http://zozoafrobeat.com


African Music Websites

The AfroFunk Music Forum Blog
http://www.afrofunkforum.blogspot.com/

Fly Global Music and Culture Africa page
http://www.fly.co.uk/fly/africamiddleeast.html

World Music Central
http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/

An online Afropop magazine & reference source
http://www.afropop.org/ 

Online Nigerian Pidgin Dictionary (helpful for Fela lyrics)
http://bwari.tripod.com/FGGCABUJA/id18.html

MASA African Music Festival (Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoir)
http://masa.francophonie.org/english/index.htm

Master African Guitarist & Author, Co-Founder Afropop.org
http://www.banningeyre.com/

Interactive Ewe Drumming Site
http://dancedrummer.com

Rare/non-exported African tapes/CD’s/LP’s
http://www.natari.com/index.htm

African Music CD’s, DVD’s, Books
http://www.sternsmusic.com/

African Music DVD’s
http://www.panafricanallstars.com/
http://www.africanmusica.com/dvd/dvd-list.htm

Songlines World Music Magazine
http://www.songlines.co.uk

Quality Authentic West African Drums
http://www.motherlandmusic.com/drums.htm

Collesalario afrobeat links site from Rome
www.collesalario.it/musica/afrobeat

The Flying Monkeys: blog covering African music, culture and politics
http://256bits.blogspot.com/


Some Favorite Artists

King Sunny Ade
http://www.nigeria-arts.net/Music/Juju/King_Sunny_Ade/

Youssou N’Dour
http://www.youssou.com/en/index.html

Salif Keita
http://salifkeita.artistes.universalmusic.fr/

Baba Maal
http://baaba-maal.worldbeatplanet.com/

Orchestra Baobab
http://www.orchestrabaobab.co.uk/

Thione Seck & Raam Daan
http://www.afropop.org/multi/feature/ID/209/Thione+Seck-2003.+Concert+review

Sekouba “Bambino” Diabate
http://www.africasounds.com/sekouba_bambino.htm?lang=tz

Thomas Mapfumo
http://www.afropop.org/explore/artist_info/ID/26/Thomas%20Mapfumo

Habib Koite
http://mali-music.com/Cat/CatH/HabibKoite.htm

Kete Warriors (Osibisa alumni in an Ashanti drum/roots Afro-rock-jazz project)
http://www.btinternet.com/~mystra/mactontoh/index.html
  
Gangbé Brass Band (Bénin)
http://www.gangbebrassband.com

Jabali Afrika (Washington, DC)
http://www.jabali-afrika.com


Friends and Family

Union Street: Eme Awa and Union Street band---soul, enlightenment, ethnicity and funk
http://www.unionstreetband.net

Xoxo, featuring Wendy Lanxner
http://xoxomusic.com

Amikaeyla’s music and message!
http://www.amikaeyla.com/

House of Musical Traditions in Takoma Park, MD---supporting music in our community (including a great selection of African instruments!)
http://www.hmtrad.com

Washington Area Music Association---a valuable resource for DC-area musicians and music fans
http://wamadc.com/wama

The U-Liners---roots rock for social change in Washington, DC
http://www.uliners.com

Right On Rhythm--The source for DC-area music information
http://www.rightonrhythm.com

Tunde and Juju Films--the final word in Afrobeat video and music!
http://kalakutashow.com


Resources

American Federation of Musicians Local 1000---supporting musicians and our music
http://www.local1000.com

Website dedicated to the memory of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian human rights and environmental activist hanged by the Nigerian military for his opposition to Shell Oil's environmental destruction of the Niger Delta region:
http://www.remembersarowiwa.com


























Chopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat Washington
Chopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat Washington
Chopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat Washington
Chopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat Washington
Chopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat Washington
Chopteeth afrobeat Washington
Chopteeth afrobeat WashingtonChopteeth afrobeat Washington
Links
CHOP INFO
Click here to receive emails
about upcoming
Chopteeth shows