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  • interview May 6, 2016

    MASA Featured Interview: Ade Bantu

    Afropop Worldwide producer Sean Barlow spoke with Ade Bantu, the founder and lead singer of the group Bantu based in Lagos, Nigeria. This is part one of a two-part interview. Sean Barlow: Ade, welcome to Afropop Worldwide. Please introduce yourself. … Read more »

  • program May 5, 2016

    Afropop Travels to Abidjan for the 2016 MASA Festival

    Georges and Sean head to Abidjan, the commercial and artistic center of Côte d’Ivoire, to cover the 2016 edition of MASA, perhaps the biggest arts festival of its kind on the continent. Over the course of a week, six acts … Read more »

  • blog March 16, 2016

    Photo Essay: MASA Festival in Abidjan, Part Six

    In Abidjan, we found a city with a diverse multicultural presence where the traditional and modern coexist. Saturday night in Zone Quatre, restaurants and clubs are thriving; in Yopougon, we met a community of women rhythmically sifting cassava in unison … Read more »

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