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  • blog July 21, 2016

    Brasil Summerfest Preview

    Brazil might be in the news this summer for political turmoil, the Olympics, and how one seems to lead inevitably to the other, but for us at Afropop, the South American country is always looming large. Brazilian music is an … Read more »

  • program July 9, 2015

    Fania Records At 50

    New York City is home to the earthshaking Latin dance music known as salsa. From the mid-1960s through the 1980s, Fania Records released many of the landmark albums in the history of the music, creating a salsa boom that reverberated … Read more »

  • blog April 3, 2015

    Voices of Salsa in NYC

    If you’ve heard our latest podcast on salsa’s status in its New York homeland, “After the Money,” and you want a chance to support those artists, or if you’ve been pining to get your dance on, we’ve put together this profile … Read more »

  • blog August 9, 2013

    5 Great Shaggy Songs That AREN’T “It Wasn’t Me.” For Real.

    Shaggy. Basically everyone who listened to the radio during 2000 either loves- or hates, but that seems like a petty and shortsighted stance- the Jamaican-American star, mostly for his ultra ubiquitous ode to romantic denial “It Wasn’t Me.” While Shaggy … Read more »

  • blog May 17, 2013

    Join the Afropop Street Team!

    Given all the obvious reasons that you SHOULD join the Afropop street team and help us out at awesome concerts and events all over the city this summer, listening to great music for free while hanging out with your favorite … Read more »

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