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  • blog July 18, 2017

    Fela Kuti Tribute: Seun Kuti, Roy Ayers, Underground System

    Central Park SummerStage was the scene of an ecstatic summer blowout on Sun., July 16, when New York turned out in force for a tribute to Fela Kuti. New York’s own Underground System kicked off with a hard-hitting, female-fronted take … Read more »

  • blog September 29, 2015

    Orlando Julius Live at Le Poisson Rouge

    Friday, Sept. 25 was a jubilant evening at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC. Nigeria’s Afrobeat legend Orlando Julius, AKA O.J. Ekemode, was in town and he came with his band, the Afro Soundz, in tow. They hadn’t played together in … Read more »

  • blog September 14, 2015

    Orlando Julius Tickets and Le Poisson Rouge Membership Giveaway

    Venerable Nigerian Afrobeat legend Orlando Julius has embarked on a September U.S. tour. Along the way, O.J. will make a stop at Le Poisson Rouge on Sept. 25, with Brooklyn Afrobeat band Underground System as the opening act. Tickets are … Read more »

  • blog June 12, 2015

    Femi Kuti Live in Brooklyn

    Femi Kuti and his band Positive Force played at Brooklyn Bowl on June 10 and 11. The eldest son of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, Femi carries on his father’s legacy both by playing and by expanding on Afrobeat. … Read more »

  • blog February 4, 2015

    Afropop Presents: Afrobeat at Brooklyn Night Bazaar

    Fans of Fela Kuti, Afrobeat and funky good times can rejoice! Afropop is proud to present Chop and Quench “The Fela! Band,” Underground System, and Damian Quinones y su Nuevo Conjunto, with DJ Earl Maxton (Antibalas), at Brooklyn Night Bazaar … Read more »

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