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  • hip-deep March 9, 2017

    The Music of Black Peru: Cultural Identity in the Black Pacific

    This Hip Deep edition explores the sonically vibrant realm of Afro-Peruvian music, a young genre identification that has flourished since the 1950s and has now produced artists of international renown, such as singer Susana Baca, and the black folkloric company Peru Negro. Listen »

  • botb March 24, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa

    Arguably Cuba’s most famous export alongside rum and cigars, Celia Cruz, the First Lady of Latin Music, enjoyed a long and prolific career as a major superstar and one of the first Cuban women to front an orchestra. Born Ursula … Read more »

  • blog June 3, 2014

    Afropop Sponsors Brooklyn Night Bazaar July 5

    Afropop Worldwide has a simple mission. All we want to do is offer you the best music in the world, and then have you listen, or perhaps dance. In the service of this humble goal, we bring you radio shows … Read more »

  • interview March 4, 2014

    The Spiritual Side of Souljazz: An Interview with Pierre Chrétien

    Souljazz Orchestra, Canada’s leading Afrobeat/Caribbean (and obviously enough) soul/jazz ensemble (who we featured on our “Africa in America 2013” program), is back at it with a new album called Inner Fire (Strut). As that title indicates, the band has transitioned … Read more »

  • program January 3, 2014

    The Latin Alternative Music Conference 2013 In New York City

    Did you miss this summer’s Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York? Not to worry. You’ll get the highlights here including new pop from artists from Chile and Venezuela like Alex Anwandter, Ulises Hadjis, Viniloversus, the acclaimed Astro, and many … Read more »

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