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  • blog March 8, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. 4

    This is the fourth feature in a series we’re calling “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, rhymes … Read more »

  • blog September 1, 2016

    Video Premiere: Lakou Mizik’s “Pran Ka Mwen”

    If you’re an Afropop regular, you’ve probably already heard some fresh sounds from the ebullient Haitian collective Lakou Mizik. A few months ago we were blown away by their fantastic live set at the Alliance Francaise and have had their recent … Read more »

  • blog June 9, 2016

    Afrobeat Drummer Tony Allen Anchors the Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra

    Despite a resumé that includes his role as drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s Afrika 70, Tony Allen has never been one to rest on his laurels. The septuagenarian Nigerian percussionist’s latest project is a collaboration with Haitian musicians … Read more »

  • blog May 12, 2016

    What’s Worth Celebrating at Celebrate Brooklyn 2016

    It’s a beautiful sunny day in our Brooklyn neighborhood, and the near future is so bright, it’s probably time to wear shades. This year’s Celebrate Brooklyn free summer concert series lineup was just announced, and as always, it’s a good … Read more »

  • review April 14, 2016

    Wa Di Yo

    Formed after Haiti’s devastating 2010 earthquake, Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational band that’s something of a celebration of Haiti itself. Spanning their country’s geographic borders, as well as its considerable musical breadth, Wa Di Yo, Lakou Mizik’s debut album for … Read more »

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