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  • botb August 16, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Haiti 101, Part Two–Compas! Compas! Compas!

    The second installment of The Beat’s in-depth introduction to the popular music of Haiti surveys the tidal wave of activity coming from a new generation of youth bands, called mini-jazz, in the 1960s through the early ‘80s, when the advent … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2015

    The Haitian-Quebec Experience

    This year marked the 29th edition of Montreal’s Festival International Nuits d’Afrique, which ran from July 7-19. As in previous years, the festival included both international as well as homegrown musical acts representing the panorama of the African diaspora experience. … Read more »

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