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  • blog June 14, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. Six

    This is the sixth feature in a series we call “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists, and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, hip-hop … Read more »

  • blog June 8, 2017

    Premiere: Rio Mira’s New Track “Agua”

    Afropop is proud to be the first to present the band Rio Mira’s new track, “Agua,” and its remix. The group is a collaboration of musicians from the neighboring countries of Colombia and Ecuador and has an album, Marimba del … Read more »

  • blog June 7, 2017

    Rueda de Bullerengue

    The new 45 from Bulla en El Barrio features two original bullerengue compositions, a chalupa and a fandango, representing two of the three rhythms and dance styles that make up bullerengue, an Afro-Colombian traditional music from the Caribbean coast. The cover art, rendered … Read more »

  • blog May 19, 2017

    Combo Chimbita Previews New Album With “Amparamé”

    The new single, “Ampárame,” from power-quartet Combo Chimbita is just the soundtrack we need to sweat out a New York City heat wave. Abya Yala by Combo Chimbita“Ampárame,” which translates as “Protect Me,” is the lead single from Combo Chimbita’s forthcoming … Read more »

  • blog May 8, 2017

    Labess Explores North African-Latin Fusion

    At last month’s Atlantic Music Expo in Cape Verde, we met Nedjim Bouizzoul, guitarist, singer, songwriter and leader of the band Labess. After growing up in Algeria, Nedjim relocated to Montreal, Canada at age 18 and has released three albums … Read more »

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