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"Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.
Hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon and produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions, "Afropop Worldwide" draws on an unprecedented array of reporters, artists and cultural guides to present an hour that is authoritative, comprehensive and hugely entertaining.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 1:01pmThe first Brazilian Underground mix was one of our favorites in the Afropop Exclusive Mix Series, so we asked Rio-based journalist Marcelo Monteiro of Amplificador (who recently released an excellent new compilation on Far Out Recordings) if he could make us ... Read more »
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:11pmAfter releasing two terrific books on music and culture in Colombia and Brazil, Sounds and Colours has turned to another South American country with a fascinating history and vibrant music scene: Peru. The 200-page book contains articles on everything from ... Read more »
Monday, July 27, 2015 11:53amSaturday, July 25, was a scorching hot day at New York’s Central Park SummerStage, but things got even hotter when Bombino bombed the stage with explosive Tuareg guitar-driven rock from Niger. The fact that the group was full of energy ... Read more »
Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:00amAfter a few days in Kenya, his ancestral homeland, President Obama heads to Ethiopia. It’s been a while since Afropop got the chance to visit Addis Ababa, so we reached out to musician Cory Seznec to give us an update on what’s ... Read more »
Friday, July 24, 2015 2:02pmWhenever dub genius Lee “Scratch” Perry needs a giant inflatable gorilla, we will always be there to help spread the word. Perry will be touring this fall across the U.S. with Dub Champions Festival in commemoration of the 40th anniversary ... Read more »