Kalita Records are proud to announce the upcoming official reissue of Momo Joseph’s Cameroonian disco single ‘Love Africa Soul’! Limited test presses available now!

Kalita Records are proud to announce the official reissue of Momo Joseph’s Cameroonian disco single ‘Love Africa Soul’. (PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE HERE NOW!)

Born in Baleveng, Cameroon in 1952, Momo Joseph is known more for his endeavours in acting than for his musical output, having appeared in numerous French films between 1977 and 2000, including ‘L’Africain‘ (1983) and ‘La Haine’ (1995). However, his single ‘Love Africa Soul’, originally released in 1980, is acknowledged by many as an outstanding piece of relentless West African disco, and has recently become highly sought-after by collectors and DJs alike.

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Kalita Records are proud to release their official reissue of Darryl Douglas Inc.’s 1981 gospel disco single ‘Holding On’!

Kalita Records are extremely proud to release the first ever official reissue of Darryl Douglas’ 1981 gospel disco monster ‘Holding On’.

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Born out of a tight-knit friendship group based in Queens, New York, the gospel collective Darryl Douglas Inc. existed for Continue reading

Kalita Records Interview with IWABO frontman Victor (Irenaeus) Perelion

To accompany Kalita Records’ official reissue of IWABO’s 1985 reggae disco funk single ‘Reggae Down’, we offer here an interview with the band’s front man, Victor (Irenaeus) Perelion allowing him to share his musical story.

‘Reggae Down’ is now available for purchase at www.kalitarecords.co.uk/shop, as well as at all other good record stores!

Kalita Records are proud to release their official reissue of IWABO’s 1985 Trinidadian reggae disco funk single ‘Reggae Down’!

Kalita Records are proud to release their official reissue of IWABO’s ‘Reggae Down’, a Caribbean reggae disco funk bomb of the highest calibre perfect for the modern discerning dancefloor (available HERE).

The band’s only ever record, originally released in June 1985 in a small pressing quantity of just Continue reading

Kalita Records are proud to announce their third release, IWABO’s 1985 Trinidadian reggae disco funk single ‘Reggae Down’

Kalita Records are proud to announce their third release, an official reissue of IWABO’s ‘Reggae Down’, a Caribbean reggae disco funk bomb of the highest calibre perfect for the modern discerning dancefloor.

The band’s only ever record, originally released in June 1985 in a small pressing quantity of just Continue reading

Kalita Records Interview with Okyerema Asante

To accompany Kalita Records’ official reissue of Okyerema Asante’s 1980 Ghanaian disco masterpiece ‘Sabi (Get Down)’, we offer here an extended interview with the legend himself, allowing him to share his musical story. Lots of laughs and lots of memories. Please enjoy!

‘Sabi (Get Down)’ is now available for purchase at www.kalitarecords.co.uk/shop, as well as at all other good record stores!

Kalita Records are proud to announce their second release, Okyerema Asante’s 1980 Ghanaian disco monster ‘Sabi (Get Down)’

Kalita Records are extremely excited to announce their second release, Okyerema Asante’s Ghanaian disco monster, ‘Sabi (Get Down)’.

After touring the world and recording with both Hugh Masekela and Oneness of Juju, ‘Sabi (Get Down)’ was Okyerema’s first solo record, released privately in limited numbers on his label Atumpan Records in 1980/1. Recorded and manufactured in the USA, but only ever released on the African continent, this self-funded, scarce, and brilliant afro-disco LP regularly exchanges hands for eye-watering prices. Continue reading