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  • blog May 7, 2014

    RIP Juan Formell, Founder of Cuba’s Los Van Van

    We have recently lost many great musicians and artists, including Cheo Feliciano, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and now Juan Formell, the founder of Los Van Van, the band that changed Cuban popular music forever. Formell was also a bassist, singer, composer, … Read more »

  • blog January 24, 2014

    WOMEX Report: Afropop’s Featured Artists

    WOMEX 2013, the annual gathering of some 2,000 delegates from 80 countries from all aspects of the world music biz, came together in Cardiff, Wales this past October.  Industry professionals get a chance to experience amazing performances by some of world music’s … Read more »

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