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  • feature June 4, 2014

    Afropop’s Summer Festival Roundup

    As part of our Summer Concert Preview, we’ve pulled together a list of the best Afropop friendly concerts going down across the country. So if one of these is near you? Consider making the trip, and you’re likely to catch … Read more »

  • blog January 28, 2014

    Afropop Takes On The Grammys

    The Grammys have come and gone, and, as seems to be the case each year, the music industry’s biggest awards show did not devote a single moment of airtime to the kind of music that we cover here at Afropop. … Read more »

  • interview February 17, 2011

    Aurelio Martinez, 2011

    Aurelio Martinez–these days, just Aurelio–has been a major figure in Central American Garifuna music for decades.  The Garifuna descend from escaped African slaves and Caribbean natives.  They trace their origins to an 18th century shipwreck of the island of St. … Read more »

  • hip-deep January 3, 2011

    The Cumbia Diaspora: From Colombia to the World

    Move over salsa and merengue – cumbia is the most popular music in Latin America. Today, cumbia is played from the borderlands of Texas down the spine of the Andes to the tip of Tierra del Fuego. In this Hip … Read more »

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