2984 Rathnow, D.M., The Eroticization of Bikutsi
: reclaiming female space through popular music and media.
(19) Its musical landscape is diverse, with many different local genres: Bikutsi and Makossa being the most popular in urban areas.
Interestingly, many respondents chose Makossa, Bikutsi and Bendskin.
This disc further explores the bikutsi
rhythm with a relaxed, reggae inflected band, loads of sumptuously stacked harmony vocals and a bell-like electric guitar ringing out between the vocal lines.
Also out on the Naxos World label is an excellent compilation disc called Bhangra Beatz, featuring Jassi Premi, Jazzy B, The Sahotas and Bhinda Jatt, and a lively disc of Bikutsi
Pop from Cameroonian band leader So'Forest.