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Patter Playlist — 03

Miriam Makeba, Come Back, Africa

A monthly playlist of important female artists and their songs for right now.

This month harnessed an uplifting mood with tracks from Mary J. Blige and Method Man’s 1995 collaboration, modern sounds from Kali Uchis, and 1960’s Afro-pop from Miriam Makeba.


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Bam Bam — Sister Nancy
Hello — Erykah Badu
After the Storm (feat. Tyler, The Creator & Bootsy Collins) — Kali Uchis
Pata Pata — Miriam Makeba
I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need To Get By — Method Man, Mary J. Blige
ABCs of New York — Princess Nokia
Someday is Tonight — Janet Jackson
People Make the World Go ‘Round — Angela Bofill
Lonely Disco Dancer — Dee Dee Bridgewater
Afro Blue — Melanie De Biasio
Feel Your Weight — Rhye
Carimbo Chamegado — Dona Onete
Any Other Way — Jackie Shane
You’re Gonna Need Me — Dionne Warwick

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