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  • interview August 25, 2016

    Bunny Wailer Reflects on His Legacy

    Bunny Wailer was a few dates into his first U.S. tour in over 20 years on May 2, 2016 when the band went on at B.B. King Blues Club in New York City. Bunny and his band, led by veteran … Read more »

  • blog July 12, 2016

    One Africa Music Festival Lineup Update

    The One Africa Music Festival has added several new acts to its already star-studded lineup. The event, slated for July 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, boasts some of the most widely recognized Afrobeats musicians, including Wizkid and Davido, … Read more »

  • hip-deep June 23, 2016

    Roots and Future: A History of U.K. Dance

    Look around today’s musical mainstream, and you’ll quickly realized that dance styles are everywhere, filling stadiums, topping charts, and gathering tens of thousands in festivals around the country. Yet few know their full history. Building on prior Hip Deep explorations … Read more »

  • blog March 15, 2016

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: DJ Dakar Presents Naija Pop

    Rejoice! The Afropop exclusive mix series has returned. This time, DJ Dakar has put together a fantastic mix of some of the latest and most electrifying Naija hits for us. Naija, or Afrobeats, as it is sometimes called, is Nigeria’s infectious … Read more »

  • review October 22, 2015

    Cyah Help It EP

    As the musicians featured on the Afropop Worldwide show “Dread Inna Inglan” demonstrated, you can take Caribbean musicians outta the sea, but they’re taking their music with them. Of course, even though it’s too cold, far and cloudy to be … Read more »

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