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  • blog October 5, 2016

    The Roots Bring Their Picnic to NYC

    Last weekend (Oct. 1-2), in the pulsing heart of midtown Manhattan, The Roots hosted a picnic like none other, bringing together friends and heroes from across generations. In the year of the ninth annual Roots Picnic in their hometown of … Read more »

  • blog September 23, 2016

    Video: Jomion and the Uklos on B-Side

    On Thurs., Sept. 15, Afropop Worldwide’s Banning Eyre appeared on BRIC TV for an exclusive live in-studio performance and interview with Jomion and the Uklos. Jomion and the Uklos is a family band from Benin, West Africa, led by Samuel “Jomion” … Read more »

  • program August 18, 2016

    Colombia in NYC

    New York City is home to a diverse community of Colombian musicians and groups who create in a wide range of traditional, popular and experimental music styles for diasporic communities and beyond. Our “Colombia in NYC” program takes us from … Read more »

  • blog August 17, 2016

    Photo Essay: Herbie Hancock, the Robert Glasper Experiment and Jamie Lidell at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

    Before the 2016 season of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn concert series came to a close this past weekend, the Prospect Park Bandshell saw yet another night of magnificent music, this time with none other than the living legend Herbie Hancock … Read more »

  • blog August 10, 2016

    Album Preview: Richard Bona’s Heritage

    Richard Bona, the Cameroonian singer, songwriter and bass player, will release a new album, Heritage, in the U.S. on Sept. 16, promoted by a U.S. tour starting in Boston on Sept. 2 and ending in Seattle Sept. 21. Described by … Read more »

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