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  • blog October 27, 2016


    Don’t bother the Tout Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou with any questions about whether it’s “better to burn out or fade away.” Nearly 50 years into their career, the Benin band is back with another new album, driven by the … Read more »

  • blog June 30, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide to Attend Voodoo To Go Festival 2015

    We’re very pleased to announce that Afropop Worldwide producer Morgan Greenstreet will be attending the first edition of the Voodoo To Go Festival taking place in Utrecht, Netherlands, Sept. 18-20. What does a quiet Dutch town know about voodoo? Quite a … Read more »

  • blog July 26, 2012

    Orchestre Poly-Rythmo and SMOD in Central Park

    Sunday, July 22, was a banner day at Central Park, Summerstage, still one of New York’s most pleasant summer music venues. Sunny, but not too hot, the day was perfect for a feast of uplifting African music. Self-described “Parisian groove … Read more »

  • review June 1, 2011

    Cotonou Club

    This classic dance band from Cotonou, Benin, have been enjoying an unexpected revival in recent years.  Reissue releases of their super cool “Voodoo funk” hits from the ‘70s, on the Analog Africa label, started a buzz.  This was the sound … Read more »

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