Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide logo

artist: Artists La Yegros

  • blog December 8, 2016

    Your Guide to Stocking Stuffers 2016

    Here are reviews of the albums featured in Afropop Worldwide’s new Stocking Stuffers 2016 program. There are also concert reviews, as many of the artists performed songs from their new releases this year. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to … Read more »

  • review March 8, 2016

    Magnetismo

    One of the great pop music formulas of all time is to take folk music and remake it with the current dance music aesthetics. That, in a nutshell, is the recipe for many of the marquee music genres in the … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2014

    Behind the Scenes at the 20th Annual WOMEX Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Eric Herman, onetime Afropop intern and now deeply involved in the world music world as manager for Vieux Farka Toure, Bombino, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and Aurelio Martinez, attended the 20th annual World Music Expo (WOMEX) conference held in … Read more »

  • blog December 17, 2013

    Animal Chuki’s Dubbed-Out Cumbia

    16 volumes into their mixtape series, the Argentine dance label ZZK has (once again) dipped its trippy toes into Peru’s electro-cumbia scene. To celebrate the release of Capicua, the debut EP from Animal Chuki, a duo of 22 year old Lima-based … Read more »

  • interview September 9, 2013

    Summer Outro with ZZK Records

    Given Afropop’s upcoming birthday, we decided to have a discussion with one of our favorite director-DJs regarding the nuances of maintaining momentum and programming at an arts organization over time. ZZK Records just turned five and things have certainly changed … Read more »

Browse the archives