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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 »

  • review September 11, 2015


    The Souljazz Orchestra plays neither soul or jazz, strictly speaking, and doesn’t have any of the strings you might associate with an orchestra. On the contrary, they’re a tropical band from the Canadian cities Ottawa and Gatineau, whose latest album is … Read more »

  • blog September 9, 2015

    Fally Ipupa and Serge Beynaud: Late Night Labor Day Delight

    “Do you know what time it is?” shouted the sharply dressed MC in French. “It’s 7 p.m.! It will be 7:30 soon and the show will start!” The crowd erupted with laughter and jeers. It was midnight on Sept. 7, … 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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