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  • blog June 26, 2013

    Photos: Amadou and Mariam with Bombino @ Celebrate Brooklyn! 6/21/13

    For Afropop, the summer concert season is the most exciting time of the year. This year’s festivities kicked off for us with the Bombino and Amadou and Mariam concert at  Celebrate Brooklyn! last Friday. The weather was beautiful, the crowd … Read more »

  • program June 6, 2013

    Summer Concert Previews 2013

    In Afropop’s annual rite of summer, we present our picks for some of the most exciting artists touring nationally. This is the most active season of the year for touring African, Caribbean and Latin artists. At press time, several festivals … Read more »

  • review May 3, 2013

    Mali Meets Latin America: Remix EP

    Last year we reviewed Amadou & Mariam’s seventh studio album, Folila, and our feelings were a little mixed- we loved the sound, but we also couldn’t help ourselves from thinking that we heard it before. The album was chock full … Read more »

  • blog October 22, 2012

    Recognition of Awesomeness: 17th Annual Mobo Awards

    Check out the 17th Annual MOBO Awards taking place on Saturday, November 3rd at the Echo Arena Liverpool! MOBO stands for Music Of Black Origins, which means that this awards ceremony specifically accredits artists from any and all races and … Read more »

  • review March 28, 2012

    Folila

    You know the story about Amadou and Miriam. Super-talented, blind couple makes music for years in Mali and Côte d’Ivoire. Looking for opportunity, they move to Paris, where they find success first in France, and then gradually throughout the world. … Read more »

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