Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide logo

genre: Genres Boogie

  • blog January 18, 2017

    Passings: Nigerian Legend William Onyeabor

    Nigerian music legend William Onyeabor passed away on Jan. 16 at the age of 70. The news was announced by record label Luaka Bop, which has been re-releasing Onyeabor’s music since 2013. Luaka Bop described Onyeabor as a “great Nigerian business … Read more »

  • review May 22, 2015

    The Brazilian Boogie Connection: From Rio to São Paulo (1976-1983)

    The disco takeover of worldwide pop culture was massive–so massive that it was once perfectly acceptable to wear bell bottoms and platform shoes in public. Today, the genre is rarely given its due for cultural importance and lasting influence. Disco … Read more »

Browse the archives