DJ Tron's ‘Roller Disco’ Is Everything You Need In A 1970s Funk Mixtape

DJ Tron releases his latest mixtape 'Roller Disco,' a groovy mix of "afro, Arab and Eastern European funk" tunes via France's Secousse Radio.

Following the release of his Retro Zouk mixtape from last year, DJ Tron returns with another period mix—this time exploring the sounds of 1970s disco in Roller Disco.

The 40-minute mix is utterly groovy, consisting of mashups of recognizable disco-era hits and more obscure records performed in Arabic and French. “It’s a like a revamp of roller disco boogie music with added afro, Arabic and Eastern Europe funk,” says the artist and co-founder of Radioclit/The Very Best in an email to Okayafrica.

Journey back to the funk-fueled dance floors of the 1970s with Roller Disco, available below via Secousse Radio.

Photo: Aisha Asamany

How Relocating to Ghana Helped Reinvigorate Jewelry Designer Aisha Asamany's Work

Moving to Ghana gave Aisha Asamany's luxury jewelry brand, inspired by Adinkra symbols that traditionally project strength, fearlessness, love and power, renewed verve to tell personal stories of her growing clientele.

In 2019, the government of Ghana made a global splash with its Year of Return initiative – the campaign sought to encourage the African diaspora to return home to the continent, specifically to Ghana.

Linked to the 400th year commemoration of the first recorded landing of slaves in the United States, it became a launchpad for the Ghanaian government to convince Black people around the world to permanently settle in the West African country.

Aisha Asamany, a corporate management consultant for high-profile UK financial institutions turned self-taught luxury jewelry designer was one of many who heeded the call, trading in the corporate life for a spiritual and an entrepreneurial journey – one of joy, appreciation, and representation in her fatherland.

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