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  • blog April 9, 2014

    The 2014 Afropop (Un)official World Cup Album

    If sports are a metaphor for life, then the 2014 World Cup, held this summer in Brazil, is probably an extremely obvious metaphor for the socio-economic divides of contemporary Brazil. Preparation for the games has come at a high price … Read more »

  • program November 17, 2013

    Africa In America 2013

    It’s been more than two years since Afropop last surveyed the African sounds making waves in America. This program plays catch-up by putting the spotlight on a few of the standouts. From electronic dance and pop to old-school roots grooves … Read more »

  • blog August 30, 2013

    Alec Lomami Games It Good With “CLV”

    Man, are we glad to get some news from Alec Lomami. We gave the Mélancolie Joyeuse EP a rave review earlier this year, but aside from a few interviews and a travel guide to Kinshasa, there’s been little out of … Read more »

  • blog May 3, 2013

    Alec Lomami- The Mélancolie Joyeuse E.P.

    In last week’s “Africa In America” episode, we played a brand new track from Alec Lomami, the Congolese fashion plate who’s been teasing audiences with his first official release for close to two years. The Mélancolie Joyeuse E.P. was officially released … Read more »

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