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  • blog August 31, 2016

    Fall Internships at Afropop!

    Seasons come and seasons go. The world continues to spin its endless way around its celestial path, and Afropop Worldwide is once again looking for smart, self-driven, interested, interesting fall interns. Which we know for a fact exist somewhere out there … Read more »

  • blog June 12, 2015

    Femi Kuti Live in Brooklyn

    Femi Kuti and his band Positive Force played at Brooklyn Bowl on June 10 and 11. The eldest son of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, Femi carries on his father’s legacy both by playing and by expanding on Afrobeat. … Read more »

  • blog January 9, 2015

    If Nicki Minaj Spoke Spanish….

    This is potentially a great way to test the durability of a beat: take a Nicki Minaj/Lil Wayne/Drake single, and replace all the rappers. Bonus points if you can replace them with someone rapping in a different language from the … Read more »

  • review December 17, 2014

    Mixtape: Kabaka Pyramid’s “The Lyricist”

    In the course of his huge new mix CD, you can hear Kabaka Pyramid giving an interview, talking about his music, his Rastafarian beliefs, and the state of the world. When the music kicks in, the views keep coming, occasionally … Read more »

  • blog November 10, 2014

    Concert Preview: Tinariwen at Brooklyn Masonic Temple

    When Tinariwen plays in Brooklyn, it’s a big deal for us at Afropop, as it should be for anyone in this borough who likes incredible live guitar playing. So we are very excited  that the northern Malian band is playing … Read more »

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