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  • blog October 1, 2015

    Interview: Sinkane’s Ahmed Gallab

    The London-born, Brooklyn-based Sudanese Ahmed Gallab has been very busy in the past few years. His band, Sinkane, played New York’s Central Park SummerStage with Afrobeat maestro Femi Kuti back in the summer of 2013, and became the  director of … Read more »

  • 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 »

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