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  • blog February 6, 2015

    The International Bob Marley

    Today is the 70th anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth and, without a doubt, this will not be the only tribute to this fact that you will see. And that’s for a good reason–Marley looms as large in our popular culture … Read more »

  • blog January 7, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide’s Profoundly Unofficial APAP Guide

    January tends to be a pretty rough month. The holidays are over, and in the cold, aggressively crisp light of the new year, we come face to face with ourselves, forced once again to grapple with our deepest flaws. Or … Read more »

  • program January 7, 2015

    globalFEST 2012

    Every year in the dead of winter, the much-anticipated world music extravaganza globalFEST lights up New York City. In anticipation of the 2015 edition, we are encoring a show from one of our favorite years. We’ll hear the samba sensation … Read more »

  • program January 5, 2015

    Winter Dance Party!

      Winter blues got you down? Cabin fever setting in? Well, we have just the thing for you. Our winter dance party will get you moving to salsa, soukous, cumbia, timba, mbalax, kuduro, funk carioca and lots more. Guest hosted … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2014

    Behind the Scenes at the 20th Annual WOMEX Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Eric Herman, onetime Afropop intern and now deeply involved in the world music world as manager for Vieux Farka Toure, Bombino, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and Aurelio Martinez, attended the 20th annual World Music Expo (WOMEX) conference held in … Read more »

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