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  • hip-deep August 13, 2015

    Living in New Orleans, Part 1: All on A Mardi Gras Day

    Aug. 29, 2015 is the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the catastrophic failure of the Mississippi River levees that put the city of New Orleans under water. In tribute to the city’s struggles of the last 10 years, we … Read more »

  • blog June 30, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide to Attend Voodoo To Go Festival 2015

    We’re very pleased to announce that Afropop Worldwide producer Morgan Greenstreet will be attending the first edition of the Voodoo To Go Festival taking place in Utrecht, Netherlands, Sept. 18-20. What does a quiet Dutch town know about voodoo? Quite a … Read more »

  • hip-deep June 19, 2015

    Hip Deep in Madagascar: 21st Century Tana

    On this Hip Deep edition, we visit nightclubs, cultural centers, radio stations and the homes of prominent musicians to take the pulse of Madagascar’s lively highland capital, Antananarivo (Tana). Long the seat of power on the island, Tana is now … Read more »

  • interview June 18, 2015

    Worldwide Disco Fever: Cultures of Soul’s Jeff Swallom

    Cultures of Soul has been the source of some of our favorite international disco compilations recently, providing much-needed focus on incredible music of the ’70s and ’80s from places as far ranging as São Paulo, Guadeloupe and Mumbai. We recently reviewed … Read more »

  • blog June 18, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: Cultures of Soul’s Worldwide Disco Fever

    Culture of Soul founder and director Jeff Swallom recently made an exclusive Afropop disco mix from some of his hottest releases. Read our interview with Jeff Swallom here.  

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