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  • blog June 27, 2017

    Buika: A Musical Missionary, Part One

    In advance of Buika’s upcoming performance at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal on July 4, we had a long and insightful phone conversation with the outspoken Spanish singer. We’re bringing it to you in two parts. Part two, … Read more »

  • blog June 27, 2017

    Buika: A Musical Missionary, Part Two

    In part two, we discuss some of Buika’s latest projects, including her new EP, a movie, and an opera….. In part one of our interview with Buika, she discussed her past, her thoughts on life, and her mission as a … Read more »

  • closeups April 11, 2017

    A Conversation With Pedrito Martínez: Part One

    Pedrito Martínez, the superstar New York-based percussionist and vocalist, talks with Ned Sublette and drum scholar Kenneth Schweitzer about how he got started in sacred and popular music in Havana, Cuba. Produced and hosted by Ned Sublette [Distributed 9/06/2016] (Photo … Read more »

  • blog December 20, 2016

    Afropop’s Guide to the 59th Grammy Awards

    There are way more Grammys than you ever seem to hear about—“Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package,” for instance—so you can certainly be forgiven for thinking there’s nothing beyond an Adele-Beyoncé showdown over Song of the Year. If you’re … Read more »

  • blog July 28, 2016

    Angelique Kidjo Celebrates the Music of Celia Cruz

    It’s been a great summer so far for African music-loving New Yorkers. The past few weeks have blessed us with an array of continent-wide talent, including performances from Nigerian pioneers King Sunny Adé and Orlando Julius, Angolan kizomba visionary Paulo … Read more »

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