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  • blog January 16, 2015

    GlobalFEST 2015 Photo Essay

    As always seems to be the case, the 2015 edition of globalFEST was a major curatorial success, mixing crowd-pleasing newcomers, veteran performers, and everything in between. The Afropop team was there in force, and while the group consensus is that … Read more »

  • blog December 2, 2014

    Live Pirañas! As Scary as It Sounds…

    It sounds like how ants crawling under your skin feel. Sometimes it sounds like if there was a HAL computer on George Clinton’s mothership, and then it went crazy and tried to kill the crew, and then it was shutting … Read more »

  • blog November 13, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Mónica Giraldo and Totó La Momposina Sing “Así Lo Canto Yo”

    Afropop is thrilled to present the American video premiere for “Así Lo Canto Yo,” a collaboration between two generations of Colombian singers. Mónica Giraldo is a Berklee College graduate who returned home to Bogotá to study Afro-Colombian tradition. She is … Read more »

  • hip-deep November 6, 2014

    The Money Show

    Every day, money changes hands in Ghanaian cedi, South African rand and Brazilian reals as music is created, traded, performed, purchased and pirated. In this episode we look at the business side of African music, through a series of vignettes … Read more »

  • blog September 3, 2014

    ¡Globalquerque! Festival Celebrates 10th Year

    ¡Globalquerque!, now in its 10th year, will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sept. 19-20. Although we are on the opposite side of the country here in Brooklyn, we will be admiring the festival from afar and urge those … Read more »

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