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Listen To “Djula Dance” By Rising Senegalese Producer Ibaaku

Senegalese producer Ibaaku’s “Djula Dance” is a prime example of Afrofuturism as it stands today: an eclectic, electronic opus to a fantasy alien attack. What started as an accompanying soundtrack to Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane’s 2015 show became Ibaaku’s debut album, Alien Cartoon.

“When I started work on the Alien Cartoon fashion show and art performance, the ‘Djula Dance’ song was one of the first I composed,” Ibaaku told The Fader in an email. “It really sums up Selly Raby Kane’s vision for her collection: what would an African city invaded by aliens be like, how would its hybrid society be?”

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