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  • blog December 10, 2014

    tUnE-yArDs Features DJ Marfox and Pearls Negras on “Water Fountain” Remix

    Since first emerging in 2009, indy darlings tUnE-yArDs have been particularly adept at incorporating a variety of African influences into their looping soundscapes. From the stacked horns and hocketed vocals that defined their debut, to the inspired recreation of Fela … Read more »

  • review October 4, 2013

    Hailu Mergia Remixes

    Until quite recently, Hailu Mergia was, to all but a few committed fans of ‘70s and ‘80s Ethio-jazz/funk, a DC-area taxi driver like any other working out of Dulles International Airport. Since a heyday in which Mergia led one of … Read more »

  • blog April 19, 2013

    Cheick Hamala Diabate: Prudence EP and Record Release Show

    As everyone who’s tuned into our NPR Music mix- or really, paid any attention to Afropop EVER has noticed, we are pretty intense fans of Malian music over here. And while we love the traditional stuff, we’ve always felt that … Read more »

  • blog February 4, 2013

    Afropop Premier- Secretaria (Empresarios Dubplate Especial)

    Fresh EXCLUSIVE tunes for your Monday morning! For those who aren’t already hip to their party-rocking sound, Washington DC’s Empresarios are serious about maximizing their dance-floor impact. To do that, they’re all about mixing classic pan-Latin grooves with the kinds … Read more »

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