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  • blog December 10, 2014

    tUnE-yArDs Features DJ Marfox and Pearls Negras on “Water Fountain” Remix

    Since first emerging in 2009, indy darlings tUnE-yArDs have been particularly adept at incorporating a variety of African influences into their looping soundscapes. From the stacked horns and hocketed vocals that defined their debut, to the inspired recreation of Fela … Read more »

  • program June 26, 2014

    Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014

    World Cup soccer mania continues in Brazil. The games are a source of great national pride, as well as bitter dissent due to the fact that billions were spent on stadiums, rather than schools, hospitals and public transport. What does … Read more »

  • blog June 25, 2014

    Featured Artists: Party and Dissent–World Cup Brazil 2014

    In Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014, we take you on a tour through Brazil’s many fantastic regional scenes–checking out new baile funk styles, and looking at some of the country’s top female MCs and experimental artists. Since there … Read more »

  • blog January 16, 2014

    Pearls Negras – Biggie Apple Mixtape

    We here at Afropop like to stay current with the baile funk scene. So, we’re totally hyped on the recent mixtape dropped by Pearls Negras on Bolabo Records. Though they are still young, these MC’s are killin’ it. Though it’s … Read more »

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