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  • blog July 24, 2014

    Chronixx Makes U.S. TV Debut on The Tonight Show

    Jamaican roots reggae artist Chronixx guested on the July 22 broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, his impressive performance marking his U.S. television debut. The 21-year-old’s fame has been steadily on the rise since the release of his … Read more »

  • blog July 15, 2014

    Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire Presents Mixtape From Jesse Royal

    Major Lazer has long since expanded beyond its initial incarnation as an electro-daggering juggernaut, growing into a dependable conduit for a slow but steady stream of up-and-coming reggae musicians. “Royally Speaking,” the new mix from the group’s Walshy Fire, doesn’t break … Read more »

  • blog July 1, 2014

    Afropop Album Premiere: Zvuloon Dub System’s Anbessa Dub

    Zvuloon Dub System, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is far more than a typical dub reggae band: These musicians draw musical and cultural inspiration not only from the mythical ancestral homeland, “Ethiopia,” of Jamaican Rastafarianism, but from the actual geographic … Read more »

  • interview June 5, 2014

    A Talk With Rachel Chanoff, Artistic Director for Celebrate Brooklyn!

    As a part of our annual summer concert preview, Afropop’s founder Sean Barlow spoke with Rachel Chanoff, the artistic director of the Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series.  Sean Barlow: How long have you been working with Celebrate Brooklyn?  Rachel Chanoff: … Read more »

  • blog May 22, 2014

    Dis Is Reggae Soul… On Vinyl?

    In their two-year existence,  Paris DJs have put together a prolific track record of albums, compilations and singles ranging from a vintage Angolan/transcontinental bass mixtape by Batida to a compilation of ‘70s funk from the West Indies. While all of their … Read more »

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