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  • hip-deep October 6, 2016

    State of Emergency: Reggae Reflections on Jamaica’s Partisan Politics

    Music is a powerful means of expression in Jamaica–a platform for fierce commentary, and a bellwether for the social and political climate on the island. In Jamaica, when local newspapers, broadcast media and elected representatives don’t tell the whole story, … Read more »

  • program August 25, 2016

    Two Lions: Bunny Wailer and Hakim

    On this program we survey the careers of two legends and giants within their genres. Bunny Wailer is the last surviving member of the original Wailers. Right up to his 2016 tour, when we met him, this architect of reggae music … Read more »

  • interview August 25, 2016

    Bunny Wailer Reflects on His Legacy

    Bunny Wailer was a few dates into his first U.S. tour in over 20 years on May 2, 2016 when the band went on at B.B. King Blues Club in New York City. Bunny and his band, led by veteran … Read more »

  • interview February 1, 2016

    Of Musical Resistance and Safety Locks: Herbie Miller on the Role of Music in Political and Social Change in Jamaica

    Photo©David Katz. Not to be reprinted without permission. Afropop’s David Katz and Saxon Baird interviewed Herbie Miller at his home in Kingston, Jamaica on Feb. 7, 2015. A former manager of both Peter Tosh and the Skatalites, Mr. Miller is … Read more »

  • interview July 17, 2015

    DJ Wow’s African CD Shop in Harlem

    Harlem’s Little Senegal is one of the most vibrant African neighborhoods in New York. Several stores in the area sell CDs, but perhaps the most impressive is the Wow International Variety Store. Along with DVDs, fashion and beauty products, the … Read more »

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