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  • blog July 24, 2015

    Lee “Scratch” Perry Needs Giant Gorilla for Super Ape Tour

    Whenever dub genius Lee “Scratch” Perry needs a giant inflatable gorilla, we will always be there to help spread the word. Perry will be touring this fall across the U.S. with Dub Champions Festival in commemoration of the 40th anniversary … Read more »

  • blog July 21, 2015

    Sidebar: Where We Found CDs in NYC

    To go along with our interactive map, here’s a list of the stores we visited for our new show “Sounds Like Brooklyn.” MANHATTAN African Music and Video 126 W. 116th St. New York, NY 10026 In the heart of Harlem’s … Read more »

  • interview July 20, 2015

    Jah9 on Roots Reggae, Preaching and Rastafari

    Jah9 (née Janine Cunningham) is a young roots reggae singer from Jamaica. Her 2015 international debut release New Name, has earned her plenty of attention, and she is currently making her second visit to the U.S. this year, including a … Read more »

  • program July 16, 2015

    Sounds Like Brooklyn

    At Afropop, we have gone far and wide, from Brazil to England to Madagascar to Egypt, tracking down incredible music to bring back home to our headquarters in Brooklyn. For our newest program, “Sounds Like Brooklyn,” we stay closer to … Read more »

  • blog July 8, 2015

    New From Eek-A-Mouse: “Trading Guns For Weed”

    Eek-A-Mouse and Dennis Brown are two absolute legends of Jamaican music, which makes the the idea of the two artists sharing a track immediately exciting. Even more exciting is that the track is called “Trading Guns For Weed” and features … Read more »

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