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  • blog March 6, 2017

    Exclusive Nkumu Katalay Premiere: “Congo4U”

    When it comes to Congolese popular music, Nkumu Katalay can do it all: He’s a dancer, singer, drummer, percussionist, guitarist, bassist and bandleader. Born in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nkumu is a veteran of Lokassa … Read more »

  • interview February 17, 2017

    Emeline Michel Talks About Her Love For Books, Haiti and Empowering Children

    All photos by Nicolas Manassi/Roey Yohai Photography for Americas Society Emeline Michel is known as the “Queen of Haitian Song,” and just like any good queen mother, she knows how to bring people from various backgrounds together. In a special Valentine’s … Read more »

  • program February 16, 2017

    Carnival In Brooklyn

    Every September, millions of people celebrate Carnival in Brooklyn. From the pre-dawn J’ouvert bacchanal in the streets, to the intense Panorama steel pan competition, to the massive Labor Day Parade on Eastern Parkway, central Brooklyn is transformed into a Caribbean … Read more »

  • blog February 9, 2017

    Ranky Tanky and the Gullah Legacy

    Evidence of African culture in the Americas is often a somber memory of the slave trade and its devastating impact on millions of human beings. It is also a reminder of the tenacity and rich cultural identity of Africans in … Read more »

  • blog February 8, 2017

    Afropop Worldwide Residency at Threes Brewing

    Afropop Worldwide is excited to announce that we are curating a live music residency for the month of March at Brooklyn venue Threes Brewing! The series will present New York-based musicians performing the excellent African and Afro-diasporic music featured on our … Read more »

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