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NYC - "Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque" Comes To Brooklyn

London's Sofrito crew is celebrating the release of their 'Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque' mix on Strut.

Brooklyn! (Williamsburg to be exact) - London's Sofrito crew is celebrating the release of their Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque mix on Strut this Saturday, March 5th. A fusion of Congolese soukous, Columbian cumbia, West African funk and Caribbean calypso, this loft party is something you don't want to miss. For a taste of what you will be hearing, listen above. Here's another exclusive full song off the album:


Dat Soca Boat - Mighty Shadow

SOFRITO: TROPICAL DISCOTHEQUE

Saturday March 5th @ The Public Assembly Loft (70 N. 6th St, upstairs, Williamsburg)

Turntables On The Hudson Presents: Sofrito w/ Nickodemus

21+ • $10 • 10:00 PM - 4:00 AM

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