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  • interview June 29, 2017

    Rafiya to Perform at Essence Fest in New Orleans

    Music continues to be a male-dominated field, from producers and label executives to performers, particularly in the African and diasporic music genres. It was a breath of fresh air to speak with Rafiya, a New York/New Jersey-based female singer/songwriter thriving … Read more »

  • blog March 26, 2017

    Photo Essay: Afropop’s Residency at Threes Brewing

    These past few weeks, Afropop has hosted a series of concerts at Threes Brewing in Gowanus, Brooklyn featuring some of our friends from New York’s extensive African and Afro-diasporic music scenes. We kicked it off on March 9 with blazing … Read more »

  • blog February 8, 2017

    Afropop Worldwide Residency at Threes Brewing

    Afropop Worldwide is excited to announce that we are curating a live music residency for the month of March at Brooklyn venue Threes Brewing! The series will present New York-based musicians performing the excellent African and Afro-diasporic music featured on our … Read more »

  • blog October 18, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Fally Ipupa, Nov. 5

    Congolese rumba icon Fally Ipupa returns to New York City for a live performance with his group F. Vic’ Team at Symphony Space on Nov. 5, presented by Made in Africa NYC. We’re excited to give away a pair of tickets! … Read more »

  • blog October 7, 2013

    Kinshasa in Harlem

    On Sunday, a bit of Harlem was transformed as rumbling percussion was joined by soaring vocals and the melodic guitar-strumming- Rumba in full effect.  The Lifelong Project Band, led by Congolese percussionist Isaac Katalay and featuring singer Rafiya, recreated Kinshasa in Harlem at the … Read more »

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