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  • interview September 19, 2017

    Interview: Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons on Soca Music Today

    Brooklyn’s Caribbean Carnival season recently passed, culminating in the massive, raucous Labor Day weekend festivities, crowned by the sprawling West Indian American Day Parade down Eastern Parkway. In the weeks around Labor Day, Brooklyn and Queens played host to an … Read more »

  • blog August 31, 2015

    West Indian Carnival Coming to New York!

    New York’s West Indian Carnival celebration gets underway this week. Like many places around the world (Brazil, New Orleans, Haiti and Trinidad have some particularly memorable traditions of their own) New York’s Carnival is an annual opportunity to transgress the … Read more »

  • blog February 24, 2014

    New Machel Montano Video: “Ministry Of Road (M.O.R.)”

    For centuries, two forces have been locked in a constant struggle. Like good and evil, Yin and Yang, or sky and earth, except with a tighter focus on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, the question of whether it is … Read more »

  • blog January 6, 2014

    Machel Montano and Major Lazer release “SoundBang”

      Say what you will about Diplo, but the culture-mashing juggernaut has never had anything but excellent taste in collaborators, a trait that has defined his dancehall work under the Major Lazer moniker. After pulling in top names from Jamaica … Read more »

  • blog June 26, 2012

    Machel Montano… ON A BOAT

    This past Saturday, Afropop’s intrepid reporters were on a boat. Or at least near a boat. They were definitely close enough to a boat to shout about being on a boat with the rest of the crowd. A rather large … Read more »

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