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  • March 18, 2016

    Music in a Changing Cuba: Video Feature

    Here is a video feature of Ned Sublette’s Music in a Changing Cuba, highlighting some of the artists who appear on the program. Los Van Van – Despues de Todo Candyman – Reggaeton y Sandunga Charanga Habanera – Voy A Morir De Pegaduera Live!  Alexander … Read more »

  • March 7, 2016

    Video Premiere: Séga Music–An Introduction by Menwar

    Writing from a New York City winter in the heart of hubbub and pavement, it’s hard to envision being in the middle of the Indian Ocean on a tropical volcanic island half the size of Long Island, dancing to a … Read more »

  • March 3, 2016

    Seun Kuti’s New Video: An Ode to the Black Woman

    Afrobeat torchbearer Seun Kuti along with Egypt 80 has released the video clip for their single “Black Woman,” off their 2014 release A Long Way to the Beginning. The song features the vocals of Nigerian singer Nneka. “Black Woman” is a celebration … Read more »

  • October 27, 2015

    Koffi Olomide Takes A Selfie

    Koffi Olomide was Congolese music royalty in the 1990s, making hit after hit with his excellent band Quartier Latin and popularizing a unique style of ndombolo dance music. He’s back with a new single and video called “Selfie.” It is a joyful comeback, … Read more »

  • October 21, 2015

    Baloji’s New Video: A Critique of the Alcohol Industrial Complex

    Congolese-Belgian rapper Baloji has been a busy man in recent weeks. From collaborations with artists like the noirwave pioneer Petite Noir, to his own highly ambitious projects, it seems like Baloji is dropping dopeness everywhere. A little over a month … Read more »

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