Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide logo

artist: Artists Larry Harlow

  • program September 14, 2017

    Fania Records At 50

    New York City is home to the earthshaking Latin dance music known as salsa. From the mid-1960s through the 1980s, Fania Records released many of the landmark albums of the era, creating a salsa boom that reverberated around the world. … Read more »

  • blog July 14, 2016

    New Free Concert Series: Bridge Grooves at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Bridge Grooves, a new free concert series, launches this month in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1. The series includes two Wednesday evening concerts on July 20 and July 27, both starting at 7 p.m. The first, … Read more »

  • interview August 25, 2015

    Latin Soul Murder Mystery: Geko Jones on Ralfi Pagan

    Geko Jones is a New York-based DJ, who, along with Uproot Andy, hosts the monthly Que Bajo?! dance party at The Wick in Brooklyn. For much of Geko’s career, he has mixed vintage Afro-Latin tracks with electronic production. For his … Read more »

  • blog October 22, 2014

    Fania Records at 50: Featured Artists

    With Fania Records celebrating its 50th anniversary, our new show takes a look at the history  of the seminal salsa label. Here’s a deeper look at some of the legendary Fania artists featured on the program. Johnny Pacheco Johnny Pacheco, … Read more »

  • blog July 22, 2014

    Lincoln Center Out of Doors: An Interview With Bill Bragin

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow spoke with Bill Bragin, director of public programming at Lincoln Center, about this year’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors season. Running until Aug. 10, the series presents free concerts at the Damrosch Park Bandshell on the Lincoln … Read more »

Browse the archives