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  • closeups December 6, 2016

    Soundin’ Like Weself – The Trinidadian Rapso Tradition

    Producer Jake Hochberger brings us to the southernmost island in the Caribbean, Trinidad. Trinidad is the birthplace of the steel drum, calypso and soca music, and is home to the largest Carnival celebration in the world. Here we encounter the … Read more »

  • program September 29, 2016

    Carnival In Brooklyn

    Every September, millions of people celebrate Carnival in Brooklyn. From the pre-dawn J’ouvert bacchanal in the streets, to the intense Panorama steel pan competition, to the massive Labor Day Parade on Eastern Parkway, Central Brooklyn is transformed into a Caribbean … Read more »

  • 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 »

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