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  • blog July 23, 2015

    New York Afrobeat Band Zongo Junction: From Big Sur to “Big Sir”

    Out in California, Big Sur lurks in the American imagination, just far enough from both the Bay Area and Los Angeles to acquire a semi-mythical, semi-mystical reputation for being all cliffs running into impossibly blue seas (and, for some reason, … Read more »

  • review June 16, 2014

    No Discount

    Drummer and California native Charles Ferguson founded Zongo Junction in 2009, inspired by the West African rhythms he had been exposed to during a six-month stay in Ghana the previous year. Upon returning to Brooklyn, he rallied his musical peers, … Read more »

  • blog June 3, 2014

    Afropop Sponsors Brooklyn Night Bazaar July 5

    Afropop Worldwide has a simple mission. All we want to do is offer you the best music in the world, and then have you listen, or perhaps dance. In the service of this humble goal, we bring you radio shows … Read more »

  • blog September 16, 2013

    Zongo Junction: The Van that Got Away

    These days, it seems like every hamlet in America has it’s own local Afrobeat band, mashing up the Fela Kuti legacy with some sort of local spin–or not. In Brooklyn, it’s been hard to look beyond the now-legendary Antibalas, the … Read more »

  • blog July 12, 2013

    Ticket Giveaway: Music Frees All Festival!

    Afropop Worldwide is offering a free pass the Music Frees All Festival  taking place July 19th-21st at venues across NYC! If you want to see three days of New York’s funkiest afrobeat, groove, and latin bands, write us an email … Read more »

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