African Music in Brooklyn




Roger Francis and his brother have been running Africa Record Centre since 1968 from the same building in Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn. They have grown up with the store, witnessed times and technologies evolve. With the threat facing record store businesses, Africa Record Centre is about more than just making a profit. What has been the secret of their mainstay? Audio Files reporter Tinashe Mushakavanhu went to find out the rituals and beliefs that sustain them.

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