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African Music at the Crossroads

Afropop producer Banning Eyre takes us on a surprise-filled tour of his 30-some years of covering African music. Through conversations with Georges Collinet and producer/agent/DJ Rab Bakari, the program reflects on how the world, the music, the culture and the media have changed and keep on changing throughout Africa and the diaspora. Along the way we hear some of the tunes that have most inspired Banning and Georges, sample the latest Afrobeats and Naija pop, and speculate on where African music is heading next. Great music, provocative thinking!

Georges Collinet on the Past and Future of African Music


Rab Bakari Decodes Afrobeats, Naija Pop and More


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  • Brother Rabbit

    Of all the Afropop sessions this one is super special. Georges’ reminiscences are priceless. I can’t wait for the book. But I guess I’ll have to. 🙂

  • Ted

    I remember listening to Afropop as a teenager, every Sunday night. . . then my local station stopped broadcasting it, and I assumed the show was no more. I just rediscovered it and I’m so happy to know that Georges is still spreading knowledge and excitement about all of this beautiful music.