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  • July 1, 2015

    Los Wemblers: Peruvian Sonido Amazonico at Pioneer Works

    Since the mid-2000s, Barbes Records has done a great job sharing the joy that is Peruvian chicha music with the world. The Roots of Chicha compilations dug into the history of this Amazonian dance music that fuses Afro-Cuban percussion, local melodies and … Read more »

  • June 30, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide to Attend Voodoo To Go Festival 2015

    We’re very pleased to announce that Afropop Worldwide producer Morgan Greenstreet will be attending the first edition of the Voodoo To Go Festival taking place in Utrecht, Netherlands, Sept. 18-20. What does a quiet Dutch town know about voodoo? Quite a … Read more »

  • June 29, 2015

    Amazing Cassette from DJ Mahinya-hinya

    We excited to learn that up-and-coming South African Shangaan Electro artist DJ Mahinya-hinya will not only be soon putting out his first solo album, Ekaya Giyani, but also that if you act fast, you can get it in the form of a limited … Read more »

  • June 29, 2015

    U.S. Premiere of Angélique Kidjo and Philip Glass’ Ifé

    Angélique Kidjo, superstar Beninoise singer and humanitarian activist,  has teamed up with acclaimed American composer Philip Glass to create an orchestral piece called Ifé: Three Yorùbá Songs. The American premiere of the collaboration takes place July 10 with the San … Read more »

  • June 29, 2015

    Afro-Latino Festival in New York

    Adding to the embarrassment of riches that is New York City’s summer music programming is the third annual Afro-Latino Festival, a three-day series of concerts and events held in various locations throughout the city, kicking off Fri., July 10. The rich … Read more »

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