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  • blog August 31, 2015

    West Indian Carnival Coming to New York!

    New York’s West Indian Carnival celebration gets underway this week. Like many places around the world (Brazil, New Orleans, Haiti and Trinidad have some particularly memorable traditions of their own) New York’s Carnival is an annual opportunity to transgress the … Read more »

  • blog August 17, 2015

    Popcaan: “Weed Is My Best Friend”

    Not content to just be a part of one of the best songs of the summer, the exuberant life-affirming “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” with Jamie XX and Young Thug, Popcaan has now blessed us with the summer’s most joyful … Read more »

  • blog August 10, 2015

    Third World, Awa Sangho and Caution at Celebrate Brooklyn!

    Third World, Awa Sangho and surprise guest Colin “Caution” Bailey performed for a packed house at the penultimate show of the Celebrate Brooklyn concert season at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Aug. 7. The audience was an interesting mix of people, … Read more »

  • review August 7, 2015

    The Xyclone LP

    Xyclone sounds pissed off, and for good reason. Last year, when he released the Almost There mixtape, Xyclone seemed primed for a rapid ascendancy to dancehall stardom. At that point, it had already been three years since Xyclone caught his first … Read more »

  • program August 6, 2015

    The Podcast Special!

    Afropop launched a new and improved podcast, making your favorite world-spanning radio show available in a whole new way. To celebrate, we’ve put together a show featuring some of our favorite moments from the podcast. Previously available only online, these … Read more »

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