Akoya Afrobeat

Brooklyn, NY

Akoya Afrobeat is one of New York’s most original and longest running Afrobeat Bands. Started in 2002, Akoya has grown into a 15-piece multicultural Afrobeat ensemble that includes musicians from Nigeria, Benin, South Africa, Botswana, Japan and the United States. The Akoya ranks are filled with some of New York’s finest musicians who have performed with Fela’s Egypt 80 band, Fela! The Musical, Antibalas, Arcade Fire, Rubblebucket and Zozo Afrobeat, to name a few. In addition to appearing on...

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