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  • blog October 17, 2014

    Voices of Salsa in NYC

    To give you a better sense of some of the artists whose music and stories you can hear on our “Fania at 50″ program, we’ve put together this list of featured artists. Dig in!  David Frankel   David is the bandleader … Read more »

  • program October 16, 2014

    Fania Records At 50

    New York City is home to the earthshaking Latin dance music known as salsa. From the mid-1960s through the 1980s, Fania Records released many of the landmark albums in the history of the music, creating a salsa boom that reverberated … Read more »

  • hip-deep September 19, 2014

    Riqueza del Barrio: Puerto Rican Music in the United States

    Once Puerto Ricans became U.S. citizens in 1917, El Barrio sprang up in New York. By the 1930s, they were the dominant Latin group in the city. Tito Puente, born on 110th St. in 1923, was the first important Latin … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Bio Ritmo’s “Le Dicen Dolor”

    Latin dance music super-group Bio Ritmo has been slamming out retro styles from Washington, DC to Cali, Colombia for 23 years, quite an accomplishment in itself. The title and cover artwork of their brand-new album Puerta del Sur (out June 24 on the … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2014

    Afropop’s Summer 2014 Concert Guide

    ALL FREE Afropop’s Summer 2014 Concert Guide 6/14 3pm Roberto Roena / La Mecánica Popular / “Little” Louie Vega (SummerStage) 6/15 6pm Black Coffee Live / DJ Spoko (SummerStage) 6/22 7pm Buika / Marques Toliver (SummerStage) 6/25 6:30pm Ricardo Lemvo … Read more »

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