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  • review March 23, 2015

    Three Masters Remembered in Box Sets

    Three terrific new box sets have hit the market this year, each illuminating the life and music of a truly original and deeply memorable artist. In Ghana in the 1950s, trumpeter and bandleader E.T. Mensah became an architect and leading … Read more »

  • hip-deep March 20, 2015

    Dread Inna Inglan: How the U.K. Took to Reggae

    Jamaican music journeyed to England in the ‘60s when immigrants from the island flocked to the U.K. in search of jobs and a better life. But as racism, unemployment and poor living conditions developed in the ’70s, a new generation … Read more »

  • 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 February 3, 2015

    Ancient Future: Protoje Reveals Details of New Album

    Jamaican reggae artist Protoje just dropped the tracklist for his upcoming 11-song album, Ancient Future, and things are looking good. Several tracks feature guest appearances from fellow roots revivalists like Chronixx and Jesse Royal, plus some new names. Protoje has already … 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 »

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