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  • blog October 7, 2016

    Afropop Premiere: Combo Chimbita, “Frio Severo”

    Combo Chimbita makes powerful genre-defying, psychedelic Colombian music with just a quartet: Felipe Quiroz, Andres Jiménez and Camilo Rodriguez of M.A.K.U. Soundsystem with singer Carolina Oliveros, cantadora of the traditional bullerengue group Bulla en El Barrio. On our recent program Colombia in NYC, we featured music from … Read more »

  • blog September 23, 2016

    Video: Jomion and the Uklos on B-Side

    On Thurs., Sept. 15, Afropop Worldwide’s Banning Eyre appeared on BRIC TV for an exclusive live in-studio performance and interview with Jomion and the Uklos. Jomion and the Uklos is a family band from Benin, West Africa, led by Samuel “Jomion” … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2016


    Attention, world’s best people who want to be around the world’s best music: we’ve got a job for you. It has been posted before and summer is winding down, so consider this your last chance to apply. Afropop Worldwide is … Read more »

  • blog May 12, 2016

    What’s Worth Celebrating at Celebrate Brooklyn 2016

    It’s a beautiful sunny day in our Brooklyn neighborhood, and the near future is so bright, it’s probably time to wear shades. This year’s Celebrate Brooklyn free summer concert series lineup was just announced, and as always, it’s a good … Read more »

  • blog March 10, 2016

    Win Tickets to Africa Now 2016 at the Apollo Theater

    Let’s cut to the chase, shall we? You want the tickets, and we’ve got tickets. Email us at, with “Africa Now” as the subject line, for your chance to win a pair of said tickets to the annual Africa … Read more »

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