Afropop Worldwide

Saturday 3-4pm
Georges Collinet

"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.

Homepage:  http://www.afropop.org/

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Recent Episodes

  • Monday, July 6, 2015 3:45pm
    Every year, the LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) brings together an incredible lineup of Spanish-speaking musicians in New York. Check out previous Afropop programs on LAMC from 2o11 and 2012 for a taste of some of the outstanding music you’re in ... Read more »
  • Monday, July 6, 2015 12:48pm
    Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia is essentially the most important music scholar in Ghana and an amazing composer with a storied history spanning decades. His expertise in music theory and composition has created a foundation for contemporary composers around the ... Read more »
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:05pm
    Oakland, CA-based DJ Mundi has a deep knowledge and appreciation for everything from electro-chaabi to bhangra and ragga-cumbia. For our exclusive mix series, he has put together a mix that delves into the fascinating history of champeta, the Afro-Colombian genre that blasts from colorful ... Read more »
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:05pm
    King Sunny Ade was, in many ways, the inspiration for what would become Afropop Worldwide. And he was by no means an inspiration only to us! Many fans in America first got hooked on Afropop (and African music in general) ... Read more »
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:15pm
    Since the mid-2000s, Barbes Records has done a great job sharing the joy that is Peruvian chicha music with the world. The Roots of Chicha compilations dug into the history of this Amazonian dance music that fuses Afro-Cuban percussion, local melodies and ... Read more »
Live form World Cafe Live
11:36 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Tinariwen from World Cafe Live 2/07 @ Noon

Tinariwen
Credit Marie Planeille

Join us at noon as Malian music collective Tinariwen performs a live midday concert on Friday.

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