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  • botb February 26, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: The Exodus of the Garifuna

    Who are the Garifunas? You may have heard the distinctive music of the late Andy Palacio or Aurelio Martinez without knowing about the unique history, roots and culture that produced it. A black ethnic group that originated in the late … Read more »

  • blog February 25, 2017

    Darandi

    There’s no doubting that Aurelio Martinez of Honduras is the reigning king of Garifuna roots music. Ever since the death of pioneering maestro Andy Palacio in 2008, Aurelio—already a brilliant composer, performer and recording artist at the time—has blossomed to … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2016

    Photo Essay: Afro-Latino Festival 2016

    The weekend may have been cloudy but the Afro-Latino Festival, which took place July 8-10 at Bed-Stuy’s Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn, shone bright and vibrant. In its fourth edition, the festival hosted a potpourri of DJs, musicians, artisans and great … Read more »

  • blog October 14, 2015

    Watch Aurelio Martinez Perform Live at Lincoln Center

    Acclaimed Garifuna singer and guitarist Aurelio Martinez will be performing for free on Thurs. Oct. 15, at Lincoln Center. But if you’re not in New York or if you’re unable to make the show, then have no worries: You will … Read more »

  • blog October 1, 2015

    Aurelio Martinez: Two Free New York Shows

    Well, obviously we’re not going to be giving away tickets to these. Afropop readers and listeners in New York have not one but two chances to see the singer-guitarist Aurelio Martinez this month and both concerts are free! On Sat., … Read more »

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