Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou
“Unstoppable dance music.” - New York Times
The greatest band in Benin's history, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, is back. The legendary West African band was founded in 1968 and has included some of the most influential and virtuosic African musicians ever to play a note. Similar to the Rail Band of Mali and Afrika 70 of Nigeria, OPR were superstars throughout West Africa in the 1970s. With an exquisite groove, a homemade Afrobeat funk that combined vodoun (voodoo) rituals, Latin music and James… Show more
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