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  • review April 14, 2014

    Food For Thought

    The Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is not generally known for producing great Afrobeat or roots reggae bands. However, there are several little-known, high-quality examples, and they hang tight together: Reggae band Mosaic Foundation, and their Afrobeat/Afro-reggae side project … Read more »

  • blog April 11, 2014

    Podcast: Brushy One-String–Music and a Single Vibrating Wire

      In our program “Afropop Live! NYC, Musical Metropolis” we featured an excerpt from our interview with Brushy One—String, the soulful Jamaican singer/guitarist and YouTube star. In this podcast, we go further, discussing Brushy’s past, his goals, and the development … Read more »

  • program April 11, 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? This year’s jaw-dropping Globalfest. What do you get when you combine live recordings of … Read more »

  • blog April 3, 2014

    Chronixx releases “Rastaman Wheel Out” Video

    Chronixx is back, releasing a video for “Rastaman Wheel Out,” and bringing an old school vibe along with him. More of a mini feature than your typical music video, we are shown the life and times of a young Rastafarian: … Read more »

  • blog March 28, 2014

    Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars raise a glass with Libation

    Ten years ago, a group of musicians from Sierra Leone met in a Guinean refugee camp and started making music to brighten their long, hard days. Their names were unknown to the wider world, but within a year, they would … Read more »

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