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  • blog January 21, 2014

    Ana Tijoux- Vengo

      It’s been a little while since we’ve heard new music from our favorite politically-charged Chilean MC, so it’s definitely nice to have Ana Tijoux back on the mic. “Vengo,” the title track off her new album (to be released … Read more »

  • program October 11, 2013

    Maestros De Cumbia

    Cumbia is an exhuberant music born on the coast of Colombia, mixing African and indigenous elements. We go the Copacabana, New York’s premiere Latin dance club, to hear cumbia maestro and accordion king Lisandro Meza in concert. Other featured cumbia … Read more »

  • blog September 27, 2013

    Tremor- “Antes o Despues”- Afropop Exclusive Mixtape

    Tremor, a trio from Buenos Aires, have been on our radar for some time as part of the ZZK  affiliated crew that has spent the last 5 years connecting the dots between international dance music, ambient electronica, folk sounds drawn … Read more »

  • program July 26, 2013

    The Soul of São Paulo: Rock, Rap and Future Music from the Endless City

    In this episode, Afropop Worldwide travels to São Paulo, the 20-million person Brazilian megalopolis, to report on the explosive music scene stirring among the city’s cosmopolitan youth. São Paulo is hardly the Brazil you see on the postcards – it’s … Read more »

  • hip-deep June 20, 2013

    Rio 2: Samba Strikes Back

    Part two of our Hip-Deep series on the music of Rio de Janeiro picks up the samba story where we left off in the 1960s, tracing the rhythm as it transforms and re-appears throughout the many popular music forms that … Read more »

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