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The African Folk Soul of Bongos Ikwue: Beloved Nigerian Singer-Songwriter’s First U.S. Release

The African Folk Soul of Bongos Ikwue: Beloved Nigerian Singer-Songwriter’s First U.S. Release

The 1970’s were an extremely fertile era for music. In America, progressive soul and funk broke new ground while London spawned the punk rock scene and Kingston, Jamaica gave the world roots reggae. In Nigeria, an extraordinarily diverse and dynamic cultural scene yielded not only Fela’s Afrobeat and juju’s peak with Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey but also myriad rock and funk groups such as BLO and The Funkees. One of the most popular singers on the Nigeria scene at that time was Bongos Ikwue, whose personalized style of African folk and American soul music made him completely unique

Reinvent your style with Afrique-Chic!

Reinvent your style with Afrique-Chic!

With a new year starts a new season for spring styles. It’s time to clean house and prepare for a new you. Make a resolution to start by renovating your style with Afrique-Chic fashions.

Maki Oh | Label to Watch

Maki Oh | Label to Watch

Maki Oh | Label to Watch

Ghana Debuts Fashion & Design Week 2012

Ghana Debuts Fashion & Design Week 2012

Ghana Debuts Fashion & Design Week 2012

Microfinancing success for the women of Kenya

Microfinancing success for the women of Kenya

Microfinancing success for the women of Kenya

Amina’s story draws attention to Moroccan rape-marriages

Amina’s story draws attention to Moroccan rape-marriages

Amina’s story draws attention to Moroccan rape-marriages

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