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  • blog January 11, 2017

    Win Tickets to See Cecilia Zabala and Philippe Baden Powell Jan. 26 in NYC

    If you’re a New Yorker who loves South America, singer-songwriters and jazz, are you ever in for a treat. On Thurs., Jan. 26, Philippe Baden Powell–son of famed Brazilian guitarist and composer Baden Powell–and the Argentine singer-songwriter Cecilia Zabala are … Read more »

  • blog December 23, 2016

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: Brazil Samba MPB Vol. One From DJ Ephraim Asili

    Afropop is delighted to share an exclusive mix specially deejayed for us by Ephraim Asili, entitled Brazil Samba MPB Vol. One: Brazilian LPs From A Trip to Salvador. A filmmaker, DJ and traveler, Ephraim is a full-time visiting artist in … Read more »

  • interview December 21, 2016

    Mickey Hart Talks Planet Drum, 25 Years On

    Twenty-five years ago, Grateful Dead drummer, “Rhythm Devil,” and autonomous ethnomusicologist (unofficial, like myself) Mickey Hart assembled a dream team of global percussionists. They were all artists he had known and worked with, but they had never played together. The … Read more »

  • blog December 8, 2016

    Your Guide to Stocking Stuffers 2016

    Here are reviews of the albums featured in Afropop Worldwide’s new Stocking Stuffers 2016 program. There are also concert reviews, as many of the artists performed songs from their new releases this year. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to … Read more »

  • program December 8, 2016

    Stocking Stuffers 2016

    Georges Collinet and Banning Eyre survey the best African and African diaspora music of 2016: from desert blues to Afrobeats and neo-cumbia, vintage reissues, and groundbreaking experiments. This fast-moving conversation interweaves juicy clips from over two dozen albums. Lots of … Read more »

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