Saturday, July 6, 2024

On Air This Week on Afropop Worldwide: The Afro-Mexican Roots of 'La Bamba'

The Afropop Worldwide Weekly Newsletter

Hey TheBlackList!


From Nigeria to Jamaica to Mexico, this week's musical journey spans continents and generations. We're unpacking the historic collaboration between Afrobeat scion Seun Kuti and reggae heir Damian Marley, proving that musical rebellion runs in the family. Then, prepare to be surprised as we reveal the African roots of the Latin classic 'La Bamba'. As always, we've got our finger on the pulse of NYC's  music scene - check out our curated list of upcoming African and/or Afro-centric inspired gigs. Your voice matters to us, so don't forget to weigh in via the survey at the bottom of the page.

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TANZANIA AND ZANZIBAR '25


ZOOM INFORMATION SESSION #5


JULY 11, 2024  


8:30 PM EST        


Get a sneak peek of what awaits you on our Afropop Tour to Tanzania and Zanzibar from February 4-18, 2025.


More info on the Afropop Tour to Tanzania and Zanzibar 2025 and e-brochure HERE



Meet your tour co-leaders Sean Barlow and Banning Eyre, along with Trip Advisor Sarah Sponzo. Sign up by clicking "RSVP" below or by sending an email to info@afropop.org with "Afropop TZ" as the subject.



We're excited to share more details about the tour and answer all your questions!

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