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  • blog July 24, 2015

    Lee “Scratch” Perry Needs Giant Gorilla for Super Ape Tour

    Whenever dub genius Lee “Scratch” Perry needs a giant inflatable gorilla, we will always be there to help spread the word. Perry will be touring this fall across the U.S. with Dub Champions Festival in commemoration of the 40th anniversary … Read more »

  • interview July 20, 2015

    Jah9 on Roots Reggae, Preaching and Rastafari

    Jah9 (née Janine Cunningham) is a young roots reggae singer from Jamaica. Her 2015 international debut release New Name, has earned her plenty of attention, and she is currently making her second visit to the U.S. this year, including a … Read more »

  • interview July 17, 2015

    DJ Wow’s African CD Shop in Harlem

    Harlem’s Little Senegal is one of the most vibrant African neighborhoods in New York. Several stores in the area sell CDs, but perhaps the most impressive is the Wow International Variety Store. Along with DVDs, fashion and beauty products, the … Read more »

  • blog July 8, 2015

    New From Eek-A-Mouse: “Trading Guns For Weed”

    Eek-A-Mouse and Dennis Brown are two absolute legends of Jamaican music, which makes the the idea of the two artists sharing a track immediately exciting. Even more exciting is that the track is called “Trading Guns For Weed” and features … Read more »

  • blog June 25, 2015

    Nneka Live at Mercury Lounge

    Nigerian hip-hop and soul singer Nneka is currently on a North American tour in support of her latest record My Fairy Tales. She made a stop in New York City at Mercury Lounge on June 23 and Afropop was in … Read more »

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