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  • program March 10, 2016

    Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today

    Sometimes it’s hard to sit still in the Afropop office. The funkiest, most leg-shakingly infectious music blasts from our speakers on a regular basis. Impromptu dance demonstrations have been known to take place. It’s our mission to share this wealth … Read more »

  • review February 19, 2016

    Ayiti Étoile Nouvelle

    On his fourth album, Ayiti Étoile Nouvelle, Haitian guitarist and songwriter Wesli slips in and out of styles and genres that span hemispheres. Released by Wes Urban Productions, the album is unified by his fleet guitar playing, steadfast percussion section and … Read more »

  • botb February 4, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: It’s Carnival Time!

    Carnival time is here again! Celebrated annually in countries throughout the Caribbean, South America and Europe and known as Mardi Gras in the state of Louisiana, each bacchanal has specific and treasured traditions going back centuries: special music, food, parades … Read more »

  • discography-hip-deep February 1, 2016

    “State of Emergency” Playlist

    Playlist of songs heard on the “State of Emergency” Hip Deep program. Big Youth, “Political Confusion” Jackie Mittoo and Soul Vendors, “Drum Song” (instrumental) Al T Joe, “Independence Time Is Here” Roland Alphonso “Adam’s Apple” (instrumental) Baba Brooks, “Country Town” … Read more »

  • interview February 1, 2016

    Of Musical Resistance and Safety Locks: Herbie Miller on the Role of Music in Political and Social Change in Jamaica

    Photo©David Katz. Not to be reprinted without permission. Afropop’s David Katz and Saxon Baird interviewed Herbie Miller at his home in Kingston, Jamaica on Feb. 7, 2015. A former manager of both Peter Tosh and the Skatalites, Mr. Miller is … Read more »

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