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  • blog August 18, 2016

    Afropop’s Dispatches from New York City

    Afropop Worldwide is proud to announce a four-part series of shows focused on New York City, our home base. Starting this weekend, tune in for a variety of musical traditions showcasing the range of musicianship this big city has to … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2016

    Photo Essay: Afro-Latino Festival 2016

    The weekend may have been cloudy but the Afro-Latino Festival, which took place July 8-10 at Bed-Stuy’s Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn, shone bright and vibrant. In its fourth edition, the festival hosted a potpourri of DJs, musicians, artisans and great … Read more »

  • botb July 13, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Remembering Dennis Brown, Part Two

    In The Beat magazine’s tribute to Dennis Brown, who died July 1, 1999, columnist and reggae discographer Michael Turner examines the Jamaican singer’s legacy through collected personal memories and favorite songs from dozens of correspondents. Michael comments, “As I suspected, … Read more »

  • blog July 12, 2016

    Field Report: Festival International de Jazz Montreal 2016

    This year marked the 37th edition of the Festival International de Jazz Montreal and, as always, for world music fans there was a plethora of treats in addition to all that jazz. With nine free outdoor stages and 11 indoor … Read more »

  • blog July 8, 2016

    Free! Coney Island Reggae on the Boardwalk Sun., July 10

    Come out to Brooklyn’s iconic Coney Island, on Sun., July 10 for the second installment of this summer’s Coney Island Reggae on the Boardwalk. Producer and reggae enthusiast Carter Van Pelt has been presenting this free summer series for six … Read more »

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