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  • blog May 17, 2013

    The Afropop Summer 2013 North American Festival Guide

    The temperature’s rising, the cicadas are buzzing, and Popsicle sales have spiked. That can only mean one thing: it’s time for the summer music festival season to begin.  Even though Afropop is based out of Brooklyn, we’re not completely NYC-centric (well, okay, … Read more »

  • blog March 26, 2013

    Justin Timberlake, Music Reviews, and this so-called “African Music”

    The new Justin Timberlake album The 20/20 Experience came out a week and a half ago. Seeing how we are Afropop Worldwide, we didn’t really take note. But it has come to our attention that perhaps Justin Timberlake and his … Read more »

  • blog February 12, 2013

    The Grammys: What They Missed and What We Didn’t

    For an event hailed as “Music’s Biggest Night,” the televised portion of The Grammys focuses on an extremely narrow and particularly profitable segment of the music industry. Do we complain about this every year? Yes. Does that mean we’re wrong … Read more »

  • review December 19, 2010

    Africa: 50 Years of Music

    There could hardly be a more fitting subject of a final CD review for the first decade of the 21st century. This 18-CD collection aims at nothing less than summing up African music during the 50 years since independence fever … Read more »

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