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  • blog February 2, 2017

    Win Tickets to See Emeline Michel, “Queen of Haitian Song”

    Are you in the New York area and at all interested in great music? Good, then here’s what you need to do: email info@afropop.org with “Emeline Michel Giveaway” in the subject line. Boom: Now you’re entered to win a pair … Read more »

  • blog May 12, 2016

    What’s Worth Celebrating at Celebrate Brooklyn 2016

    It’s a beautiful sunny day in our Brooklyn neighborhood, and the near future is so bright, it’s probably time to wear shades. This year’s Celebrate Brooklyn free summer concert series lineup was just announced, and as always, it’s a good … Read more »

  • review February 19, 2016

    Ayiti Étoile Nouvelle

    On his fourth album, Ayiti Étoile Nouvelle, Haitian guitarist and songwriter Wesli slips in and out of styles and genres that span hemispheres. Released by Wes Urban Productions, the album is unified by his fleet guitar playing, steadfast percussion section and … Read more »

  • blog April 30, 2015

    Stream Haitian Troubadour Beken’s New Album

    Sometimes nothing feels better than singing the blues. And the classic Haitian guitarist Beken has more than a few reasons to be singing them. Despite gaining nationwide popularity for heartbreaking songs, the musician never got much in the way of … Read more »

  • blog May 2, 2014

    Afropop Syli d’Or Award: Rara Soley

    The final gala concert of the eighth edition of the Syli d’Or (Golden Elephant) concert series and contest took place May 1  at Montreal’s Cabaret du Mile-End. While we could not attend in person, we have been closely following the … Read more »

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