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  • blog September 2, 2016

    Hear El Bles’ New EP “I Am Latin Soul”

    It’s a late entry, but you might want to clear some room on your summer 2016 playlists for a new EP from the Orlando, FL-based Puerto Rican producer El Bles titled I Am Latin Soul. True to its name, the record … Read more »

  • interview March 18, 2015

    “We Like It Like That”: A Definitive Boogaloo Documentary

    Mathew Ramirez Warren thought he just going to write a magazine piece about Johnny Colón, but now, five years later, he’s heading to Texas to premiere his feature-length documentary at the South by Southwest music conference. Rather than just covering one … Read more »

  • blog April 21, 2014

    Afropop’s Picks: SummerStage 2014!

    Every summer, all the boroughs and barrios of New York overflow with free live music, most of it presented by the City Parks Foundation program SummerStage. They just posted the lineup for this summer, and like the avid fans of … Read more »

  • review June 21, 2012

    Long Live Boogaloo!

    Boogaloo was primarily a product of the generation of Latino New Yorker’s who came of age during the mid 60’s. Growing up in close contact with city’s African-American community, they were the recipients of a double dose of cultural patrimony, … Read more »

  • blog June 15, 2012


    Tune in Fridays for our new blog series: Friday Favorites! Each Friday we will present the songs we’ve been grooving to this week. If you like our favorites, be sure to tell us. Or even better, post links to your … Read more »

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