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  • blog September 1, 2016

    Photo Essay: King Sunny Adé and Wunmi in Brooklyn

    At the tail end of a redemptive North American tour (after two years of planned tours had been canceled), the king of jùjú music, King Sunny Adé, returned to New York for the third time this summer. This night was a special … Read more »

  • blog July 29, 2016

    King Sunny Adé Returns to Brooklyn!

    Denizens of a recently sweltering New York City have already been blessed twice this summer by the cool sounds of Nigerian juju master and pioneer, King Sunny Adé. The Minister of Enjoyment, as he is sometimes known, has so far moved crowds at … Read more »

  • interview July 1, 2016

    SummerStage’s Artistic Director Erika Elliott Previews 2016 Free Concerts

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow sat down recently with Erika Elliott, the artistic director of SummerStage in New York City. She is responsible for curating and presenting artists at SummerStage’s main Central Park stage, as well as several other free outdoor venues … Read more »

  • blog June 17, 2016

    Afropop’s Summer 2016 Concert Guide

    6/24: 6:30 p.m. ¡Cubanismo! / Ricardo Lemvo – BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival 6/28: 6:30 p.m. Septeto Santiaguero – Midsummer Night Swing 7/3: 2 p.m. King Sunny Adé/Orlando Julius – SummerStage 7/15: 7:30 p.m. Hakim/Krar Collective – BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival 7/17: … Read more »

  • blog May 5, 2016

    Central Park Summerstage 2016 Lineup Announced

    Seems like this time every year New Yorkers find themselves yearning for summer to finally come and release us from a spring that’s as cool, wet and gray as a cinderblock wall. It’ll happen, everyone, take heart; soon we’ll all … Read more »

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