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  • hip-deep June 23, 2016

    Roots and Future: A History of U.K. Dance

    Look around today’s musical mainstream, and you’ll quickly realized that dance styles are everywhere, filling stadiums, topping charts, and gathering tens of thousands in festivals around the country. Yet few know their full history. Building on prior Hip Deep explorations … Read more »

  • blog June 14, 2016

    Nile Project Comes to Europe

    For those who have been following Afropop for the past few years, it’s likely you’ve heard of and been enamored with the Nile Project. In brief, the project’s intent is to foster cultural exchange and bring a positive change to … Read more »

  • blog July 13, 2015

    Wizkid Teams Up With Drake and Skepta

    Hip-hop superstar Drake and OVO Sound Radio made a big splash with their debut on Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music over the weekend. They surprised everyone by releasing a remix of Wizkid’s Afrobeats smash hit Ojuelegba, featuring Drake … Read more »

  • blog May 11, 2015

    Video Premiere! Daymé Arocena’s “Madres”

    Daymé Arocena is a promising young voice, emerging from the talent-packed music scene of Havana. Check out our new show “Music in a Changing Cuba” to hear just how thriving the country’s historically vibrant musical landscape remains. Daymé is just 22, … Read more »

  • blog April 20, 2015

    Electro-Gnawa! Floating Points Meets Mahmoud Guinia

    Floating Points is the pseudonym of London-based producer Sam Shepherd, who also works as a neuroscientist when he isn’t arranging for 16-piece ensembles and co-running record labels. On the surface, Shepherd would seem to have little in common with Mahmoud … Read more »

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