In our latest 1 on 1 interview, AFROPOLiTAiN Magazine’s co-founder and Host of AFROPOLiTAiN’s 1on1 got a chance to catch up with soulful fusion artist June Freedom.

Although June was born in Boston, his sound hails from the origin of his formative years in Cape Verde, which is approximately 350 miles off the western coast of Africa. The culture there is unique since it is near Senegal, The Gambia, Mauritania, as well as part of the Macaronesia ecoregion. In this episode, we unpack the layers that have created June’s journey and rise in music. His distinct path sto, which begins with his African heritage but is colored by his American spirit and multilingual handle on English, Portuguese, Spanish and Kriolu. He believes in the power of storytelling through music and its ability to bridge continents. Without further ado, let’s get into this episode with “June Freedom: the embodiment of Cape Verdean soul with a Boston heartbeat.”