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  • blog June 6, 2016

    Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

    Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival combines hundreds of years of musical tradition with a relatively new carnival celebration. This carnival happens in May, off-season from other carnival pre-Lenten February celebrations. The festival gives visitors to this Caribbean island nation a chance to … Read more »

  • botb May 24, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Wyclef Jean

    In this week’s feature, “Best of The Beat” focuses on the Haitian-American hip-hop star Wyclef Jean, who rose to fame in the mid-‘90s as part of the widely popular group called the Fugees, which included Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel. … Read more »

  • interview May 23, 2016

    Wyclef Jean: From Vodou to Junkanoo

    Having completed its second official year, the weekend-long Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Nassau, Bahamas in May 2016, gave visitors a chance to not only experience traditional Bahamian culture, music and food, but to enjoy some of the modern manifestations of … Read more »

  • blog August 29, 2013

    More On The West Indian American Day Carnival

    Yesterday we brought you a listing of WIAD sponsored events, but there’s always more Carnival to report on in NYC. Here’s a look at the rest of the celebrations happening around the city this weekend. Hot 97’s got a real … Read more »

  • blog April 18, 2013

    Cuban artist Danay Suarez responds to Jay Z’s “Open Letter”

    Jay-Z (Shawn Carter) and Beyoncé Knowles recently made waves when they traveled to the island of Cuba (which has been under U.S. trade embargo since it became a socialist/communist country in 1960) to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary. The initial … Read more »

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