Joni Haastrup Reissues Three Afro Funk Albums


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On September 27th, the legendary Joni Haastrup reissued three albums, including two from his MonoMono group. The three releases (Give The Begger A Chance [1971], The Dawn of Awareness [1974], and Wake Up Your Mind [1978]) roar sweltering Afro rock and funk from the Nigerian multi-instrumentalist.

The reissues are available on CD, download, and replica gatefold LP.

Get a taste below on the stream for MonoMono’s “The World Might Fall Over.” And in the above video, you’ll find Joni jamming out with Ginger Baker and other Nigerian Afro rock artists, including the Lijadu Sisters who will also be doing a reissue soon.

The World Might Fall Over – MonoMono by Soundway

Purchase Give The Beggar A Chance [MonoMono] on Amazon

Purchase Dawn of Awareness [MonoMono] on Amazon

Purchase Wake Up Your Mind [Joni Haastrup] on Amazon