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  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    South Africa Celebrates 10 Years of Freedom

    Afropop Worldwide travels to Johannesburg and Cape Town to talk with veteran and emerging artists about how it feels to be a South African in 2004, ten years after South Africa achieved its freedom, and to hear their music. We … Read more »

  • feature July 15, 2011

    Reimagining Jazz in Africa: Cape Town Cosmopolitans and Beyond

    In our first installement, Reimagining Jazz: From Popular Swing to the Jazz Avant-Garde, we explored how African music influenced Jazz musicians in America. Now we explore, how American Jazz influenced and changed music in Africa. “To me, it was you … Read more »

  • feature June 23, 2010

    South African Artists Reflect on 10 Years of Freedom

    Afropop Worldwide Producer Sean Barlow returned to South Africa twice in early 2004 to interview musicians about SA’s tenth anniversary of achieving freedom. The artists had much to say about the ongoing issues of national, ethnic and global identity; reconciliation … Read more »

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