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  • program November 13, 2014

    Afropop Live! NYC, Musical Metropolis

    What do you get when you combine Congolese rapper Baloji, Lebanese pop star Yasmine Hamdan, Jamaican guitarist Brushy One-String, and Mauritanian vocal powerhouse Noura Mint Seymali? 2014′s jaw-dropping GlobalFEST. What do you get when you combine live recordings of these artists … Read more »

  • blog November 6, 2014

    Pak Man! Mixpak and Man Recordings Collaborate on EP

    Mixpak Records and Man Recordings just put out a joint EP called Pak Man and we are officially pumped. For the past couple of years, both labels have gradually become go-to sources for the cutting edge of globally minded dance music. Brooklyn-based … 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 November 5, 2014

    Beenie Man meets Young Jeezy on “Link Up”

    Dancehall legend Beenie Man has jumped on a track with Young Jeezy that’s fittingly titled “Link Up.” While Beenie has been one of the biggest stars in Jamaica since the mid ‘90s, Jeezy has been a dominant figure in the … Read more »

  • blog September 24, 2014

    Tonight! Lee “Scratch” Perry Live + Subatomic Sound System: Dub Champions Festival

    The Dub Champions Festival continues tonight with a live performance by one of the renowned legends of dub production, Lee “Scratch” Perry himself, with the BK-based Subatomic Sound System and special guests at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. Doors at 6, show … Read more »

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