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  • program September 1, 2016

    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 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 »

  • blog July 21, 2015

    Bodega Hopping: An Interactive Map

    For our new show, “Sounds Like Brooklyn,” Afropop producer Jesse Brent trekked all around the five boroughs of New York, tracking down some fantastic CDs from all over the world. Check out the interactive map below for a closer look at where … Read more »

  • interview July 17, 2015

    DJ Wow’s African CD Shop in Harlem

    Harlem’s Little Senegal is one of the most vibrant African neighborhoods in New York. Several stores in the area sell CDs, but perhaps the most impressive is the Wow International Variety Store. Along with DVDs, fashion and beauty products, the … Read more »

  • contest November 26, 2012

    The Gang’s all here! NYC Griot Summit/Ticket Giveaway

    If you’re reading Afropop, it’s probably a fair bet that you love West African music. We certainly do- it just hits all of our sweetspots.  Stunning musicianship? Traditional styles going hand in hand with adventurous collaboration? Conscious raising cultural commentary? … Read more »

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