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  • 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 »

  • interview January 21, 2016

    Reflections in Red: Reasoning with Dub Poet Oku Onuora

    Afropop’s David Katz and Saxon Baird interviewed Oku Onuora Feb. 10, 2015, in Jamaica, following Oku’s poetry reading at the University of the West Indies, Mona, as part of an event celebrating the life and work of noted poet and … Read more »

  • review October 16, 2015

    Vivir Sin Miedo

    Concha Buika is a Spanish singer of Equatorial Guinean descent who has established a special place, akin to royalty, for herself in Latin jazz circles. That might all change, however, with the release of her new album Vivir Sin Miedo, out Oct. 16 on … Read more »

  • blog September 25, 2015

    Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Super Ape Tour Coming to Brooklyn

    Back in July, we wrote about the Kickstarter campaign to supply dub legend Lee “Scratch” Perry with a giant inflatable gorilla for his tour in commemoration of the classic Super Ape album. Luckily, the campaign was a success and the giant gorilla … Read more »

  • hip-deep September 3, 2015

    Dread Inna Inglan: How the U.K. Took to Reggae

    Jamaican music journeyed to England in the ‘60s when immigrants from the island flocked to the U.K. in search of jobs and a better life. But as racism, unemployment and poor living conditions developed in the ’70s, a new generation … Read more »

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