Afro Caribbean & Reggae Marathon


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Join KBOO in our first African, Caribbean and Reggae Music Marathon-  a treat to our listeners- featuring the talents and tastes of our KBOO DJs.
Remember when Reaggaton or Kuduro hit? Still love the Rock Steady groove or need a jolt of Zouk?
The KBOO African, Caribbean and Reggae Music Marathon will "wind you up" in the urgency and energy of Reggae, Cumbia, Kwaito, Zouk, Afro-Latin, Kuduro, Reggaeton, and more, in an immersive experience. 
Hear long time hosts and new voices serve you a personal, cultural perspective...close to the creative, cutting edge of emerging new genres...
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Tambores de Esclavos

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 11:00pm - Mon, 10/25/2021 at 12:00am
The Tropicaustica Collective from Portugal and Buscando America present Tambores de Esclavos / Drums of Slaves, a special that tries to find Africa in America with vinyl recordings. You will hear music from Cuba, in the first part of the show, and from colombian rhythms of ... Read more

Afro Caribbean & Reggae Marathon on 10/24/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm

Jamaican Harmony Groups

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Yes, the vocals and harmonies are sweet, but don't expect to hear only love songs from these legendary vocal groups. Expect 2 hours of sweet sounding roots rasta reggae, heartical love songs, and militant revolutionary anthems from The Abysinnians, The Chantells, The Parag... Read more

Afro Caribbean & Reggae Marathon on 10/24/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm

29 Cañonazos Bailables - Vol. Afrocaribe

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
A tour between the Colombian Caribbean coast and the Caribbean Islands, with layovers in Nigeria, Gambia, and Senegal. Tune in to have a great time dancing to Champeta, Cumbia, Porro, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Salsa Merengue, and Soukous! Read more

The Music of Quisqueya

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
From the heart of the Caribbean, DJ Panaflex brings you two very important ingredient's in the region's musical DNA, bachata and merengue. These two sounds, born in the Dominican Republic of a synergy of African, European, and Taino influences have become the country's chi... Read more

Afro Caribbean & Reggae Marathon on 10/24/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Afrobeats, Reggae and Marimba music

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Welcome to our special marathon, from our musical hearts to your blessed audience!! Let's start with some modern sounds of our African ancestry. We are travelling from the Pacific coast of South America on the marimba, then hopping across the Caribbean on the reggae wave, a... Read more