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  • blog September 29, 2017

    Lend A Hand to Hurricane and Earthquake Victims

    The summer of 2017 has been riddled with a succession of natural disasters that have left millions in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean without electricity, food, clean water, homes, and in some cases, evidence of a thriving, vibrant … Read more »

  • blog September 15, 2017

    Salif Keita Returns to NYC! Sat., Sept. 16

    Salif Keita is back in New York, following a bang-up show at the Chicago World Music Festival. Salif’s show at SOB’s last night (Sept. 14) was such a hit that the club has booked him again for tomorrow night, Sept. … Read more »

  • botb May 7, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Lee “Scratch” Perry

    Reggae’s mad genius producer-turned-conceptual artist, Lee “Scratch” Perry–A.K.A. The Upsetter–is headed back to New York for a rare performance at S.O.B.’s on May 9. When he last appeared here in 2105, he was accompanied by a giant inflated gorilla for … Read more »

  • blog March 15, 2017

    Young Paris EP Release Party

    On March 24, Young Paris is due to drop an eight-track EP titled Afrobeats. The Congolese-American musician has been ascending to new heights, recently crowned with a record deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation label. Young Paris has been something … Read more »

  • blog December 19, 2016

    Photo Essay: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 at SOB’s

    All photos by Sebastian Bouknight. For a full gallery of all the photos from the night, scroll to the bottom. Seun Kuti has a tattoo stretching across his back in Gothic lettering: “FELA LIVES.” When you see him perform, you … Read more »

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