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  • blog July 29, 2015

    Bomba Estereo at the Highline Ballroom

    Bomba Estereo, the maverick roots-rock-electronica act from Colombia, is back in the U.S. this summer, promoting their fine new CD, Amanacer. Afropop’s Banning Eyre caught up with the band at the Highline Ballroom in New York on July 17. Stay … Read more »

  • interview January 27, 2011

    Hector Fernandez-L’Hoeste on the Cumbia Diaspora

    Hector Fernandez-L’Hoeste teaches Latin American Cultural Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, and writes frequently about cumbia and its impact around the Americas. He is the editor of an upcoming anthology about … Read more »

  • program January 1, 2011

    Afropop Soundsystem 5: Neo-Cumbia

    Afropop Worldwide presents a program all about the exciting and experimental music scene in Colombia today. A new generation of Colombian youth are delving into Afro-Colombian roots music, using traditional sounds as rich fodder for 21st-century experiments in global pop. … Read more »

  • program September 18, 2010

    WOMEX 2010

    Every year a unique gathering of some 3,000 delegates from around the world converge at WOMEX for four non-stop days  and nights of music from around the world. Your trusty Afropop guides will be amongst them and bring back live … Read more »

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