África Negra – Antologia Vol​.​1

Need something to lift your spirits? Then look no further than Africa Negra’s Antologia Vol. 1 compilation on Bongo Joe Records. Founded in São Tomé and Príncipe, a small island nation to the west of Gabon, during the early 1970s by friends Horacio and guitarist Emidio Pontes, África Negra created slinky and addictive tunes thatContinue reading “África Negra – Antologia Vol​.​1”

Ikebe Shakedown – Kings Left Behind

After grooving together for a full decade, Ikebe Shakedown proves that they are not slowing down any time soon with Kings Left Behind For the uninitiated, Ikebe Shakedown is a vibrant outfit out of Brooklyn that’s known for their unique kaleidoscopic take on soulful funk, Afrobeat and skronky jazz, which they use to absolutely tearContinue reading “Ikebe Shakedown – Kings Left Behind”