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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 »

  • feature July 5, 2016

    Art Rosenbaum Discusses the Georgia Ring Shout

    The McIntosh County Shouters. Photo: Daniel Sheehy Athens, GA, April 27, 2016 Art Rosenbaum: I’m Art Rosenbaum, and I’m a painter and a retired teacher of studio art at the University of Georgia. Ned Sublette: How did you get involved … Read more »

  • feature July 1, 2016

    Interview: Prof. Joyce Jackson on the Tradition of Easter Rock

    Baton Rouge, LA / New York, NY, April 20, 2016 Photos by Ned Sublette Joyce Jackson: I’m Joyce Marie Jackson, I’m a professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University, and I’m also director of the … Read more »

  • blog June 27, 2016

    South African Public Radio Institutes Controversial Local Music Quota

    Following an “extensive and successful” campaign for better representation by the SABC, South Africa’s public broadcasting company, local music professionals are rejoicing over the SABC’s move to dedicate 90 percent of its airtime to locally produced music. Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the … Read more »

  • program March 10, 2016

    Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today

    Sometimes it’s hard to sit still in the Afropop office. The funkiest, most leg-shakingly infectious music blasts from our speakers on a regular basis. Impromptu dance demonstrations have been known to take place. It’s our mission to share this wealth … Read more »

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