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  • interview September 6, 2016

    A Home Visit with Cuban Music Master Pedrito Martinez

      In 2013, Afropop Worldwide staff writer Morgan Greenstreet visited with Cuban master percussionist/singer Pedrito Martinez in his home in breezy Union City, NJ, just across the Lincoln Tunnel from Manhattan. Pedrito was a welcoming host, introducing our writer to … Read more »

  • blog May 16, 2016

    The Cuban Connection

    Beginning in 1990–during the second season of Afropop, when it changed its name to Afropop Worldwide–producer Ned Sublette began working with the show by producing the first of a groundbreaking multiyear series of programs based on his fieldwork in Cuba, … Read more »

  • feature March 24, 2016

    Video Feature: Africa in Matanzas, Cuba–El Almacén is Walking

    Here are videos of some of the artists featured in our “Africa in Matanzas, Cuba: El Almacén is Walking” program. Los Matanceros Grupo Rumbata de Camaguey Rumbata Live in Concert! Contienda Congo Palera Bira Montaña Grupo Afrocuba de Matanzas Batarumba … Read more »

  • feature March 18, 2016

    Music in a Changing Cuba: Video Feature

    Here is a video feature of Ned Sublette’s Music in a Changing Cuba, highlighting some of the artists who appear on the program. Los Van Van – Despues de Todo Candyman – Reggaeton y Sandunga Charanga Habanera – Voy A Morir De Pegaduera Live!  Alexander … Read more »

  • program March 17, 2016

    Music in A Changing Cuba

    News bulletins from Havana are appearing daily as Obama’s initiative to defang the U.S. embargo moves forward. Ned Sublette, who frequently travels to Cuba, talks with Sean Barlow about the present moment and recent developments. The program features timba from … Read more »

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