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  • review October 22, 2015

    Cyah Help It EP

    As the musicians featured on the Afropop Worldwide show “Dread Inna Inglan” demonstrated, you can take Caribbean musicians outta the sea, but they’re taking their music with them. Of course, even though it’s too cold, far and cloudy to be … Read more »

  • blog June 10, 2015

    New Track from Flavia Coelho: “People Dansa”

    The music of Flavia Coelho, Rio-born and now Paris-based, can be hard to pin down. Her new album, Mundo Meu, which came out earlier this month, is her first new release since her 2011 debut, Bossa Muffin. The production style is quite different–where … Read more »

  • blog May 5, 2015

    Que Bajo?! Barrioteca: An Introduction

    Geko Jones is a New York-based DJ known for his ability to blend older, more folkloric records with the latest dance-floor trends; we featured him a few years back in our episode on accomplished crate-diggers. With Uproot Andy, he’s half of … Read more »

  • blog July 10, 2014

    Norient’s 2014 Uganda Selection

    Norient–a site that, like Afropop, works to bridge the gap between scholarly and popular writing about music and culture–has just delivered another powerful mixtape, this time focusing on the contemporary music of Uganda. Given that Uganda is rarely the emphasis … Read more »

  • blog April 23, 2014

    Afropop Worldwide Exclusive Mix: Teleseen “Tropical Half-Truths”

    As part of our ongoing Afropop Worldwide Exclusive Mix series, we asked DJ, producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Cyr, AKA Teleseen, to make a mix of whatever he was currently excited about, which is mostly Brazilian electronic music, and the music it informs. … Read more »

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