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  • blog April 21, 2014

    Afropop’s Picks: SummerStage 2014!

    Every summer, all the boroughs and barrios of New York overflow with free live music, most of it presented by the City Parks Foundation program SummerStage. They just posted the lineup for this summer, and like the avid fans of … Read more »

  • blog April 11, 2014

    Featured Artists: Afropop Live! NYC, Musical Metropolis

    To give you a closer look at the musicians who played such fantastic live performances in Afropop Live!, we bring you more information and videos about our featured artists. Check it out! Yasmine Hamdan Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan has crafted … Read more »

  • blog April 8, 2014

    Khartoum Soundbites: Vintage Sudanese Pop Selected by Alsarah

    When we interviewed the Brooklyn-based Sudanese vocalist Alsarah about her latest album with the Nubatones, she mentioned that her Facebook and Twitter accounts were essentially constant streams of Sudanese/Nubian music.  Intrigued, we asked her if she would be willing to … Read more »

  • review April 4, 2014

    Magnetica

    Producer, DJ, musician and crate-digging madman, Will “Quantic” Holland has devoted much of his attention to the music of Colombia– his adopted home of the past seven years– with projects like Combo Bárbaro and Ondatrópica. His new record, Magnetica (out … Read more »

  • interview March 27, 2014

    Lidwien Kapteijns: Love Songs at the Dawn of Somalia

    Lidwien Kapteijns is a professor of history at Wellesley College. A few years ago, she contacted Afropop Worldwide to say she was a co-trustee of a large collection of rarely heard songs from Somalia. These songs date from between about … Read more »

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