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  • blog July 7, 2015

    Q&A: Jannis Stürtz of Habibi Funk, New Label For Old Arabic Tunes

    Jannis Stürtz and Malte Kraus run the Berlin- and Cologne-based label Jakarta Records, which boasts an eclectic roster of hip-hop, jazz, bass; whatever they’re into that has a groove. While Jakarta remains home to new releases, it just gave birth to its first … Read more »

  • hip-deep August 8, 2014

    Lebanon 3: Beirut Today

    Afropop concludes its Hip Deep series on Lebanon with a musical survey of contemporary Beirut. It’s a complex, balkanized world where adventurous art musicians extend the hybrid forms of Lebanon’s golden era, alternative rock bands engage a globalized youth audience, … Read more »

  • blog November 21, 2013

    Complete Lebanon Series Now Online!

    Afropop Worldwide’s groundbreaking 3 part “Hip Deep Lebanon” series is now online! Building from our previous exploration of Egyptian music, Hip Deep Lebanon is a detailed exploration of this vital middle eastern nation’s musical culture, encompassing it’s past, it’s present, … Read more »

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