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  • blog September 27, 2017

    Photo Essay: Brooklyn’s Labor Day Carnival Parade

    Last year, Afropop Worldwide produced a program all about the kaleidoscopic bacchanal that is Brooklyn’s Labor Day Parade and the festivities that take place in the days around the parade. We’re back again this year to bring the sights that graced … Read more »

  • blog August 29, 2017

    Preview: Brooklyn’s Caribbean Carnival Week

    For New Yorkers, neighbors and lovers of Caribbean fêtes far and wide, you’ve got a lot to look forward to this week. Yes, it’s time again for Brooklyn’s world-famous Labor Day Parade–A.K.A. the West Indian American Carnival Parade–and all of … Read more »

  • blog July 2, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: DJ Mundi’s Champeta Mix

    Oakland, CA-based DJ Mundi has a deep knowledge and appreciation for everything from electro-chaabi to bhangra and ragga-cumbia. For our exclusive mix series, he has put together a mix that delves into the fascinating history of champeta, the Afro-Colombian genre that blasts from colorful … Read more »

  • interview June 18, 2015

    Worldwide Disco Fever: Cultures of Soul’s Jeff Swallom

    Cultures of Soul has been the source of some of our favorite international disco compilations recently, providing much-needed focus on incredible music of the ’70s and ’80s from places as far ranging as São Paulo, Guadeloupe and Mumbai. We recently reviewed … Read more »

  • blog June 18, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: Cultures of Soul’s Worldwide Disco Fever

    Culture of Soul founder and director Jeff Swallom recently made an exclusive Afropop disco mix from some of his hottest releases. Read our interview with Jeff Swallom here.  

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