Antibalas perform Dirty Money live on 89.3 The Current in Minnesota in September 2012


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Antibalas (pronounced /ɑntiˈbɑlɑs/[dubious – discuss], or approximately "ahn-tee-BAH-las", from the Spanish for "bulletproof") is a Bushwick, Brooklyn based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri's Harlem River Drive Orchestra. Although their music is primarily afrobeat, it incorporates elements of jazz, funk, dub, improvised music, and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa.

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