The Story of Ginger Johnson | African Party Reissue

Posted on June 18th, 2015 in Recent posts by .

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Freestyle Records reissue African Party as a tribute to Ginger Johnson’s life

Freestyle Records have released a short documentary revealing the untold story of Nigerian percussionist Ginger Johnson’s impressive music career in light of the reissue of his album African Party.

There are interviews from band member and friend, Lord Eric Sugumugu, who talks about how Johnson’s music was one of the first to cross over influences, and Johnson’s son, who speaks about life as a child in the vibrant Johnson house. The documentary also illustrates how important Ginger Johnson was in laying the foundation of Afrobeat from his base in London.

Watch the documentary below.

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