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  • hip-deep October 29, 2014

    The Mandé Diaspora in New York City, Part Two

    In the second part of Afropop’s exploration of New York’s Mandé community, we look at the lives Mandé artists have made for themselves in America. This program deals with the urge to escape community to experience American life and music. … Read more »

  • blog September 25, 2012

    Musicians for Mali: NYC Benefit Concert

    Awa Sangho, (c) Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos) On Saturday, September 22, NYC’s City Winery was the site for a truly special grassroots benefit concert, Musicians for Mali. Co-produced by the Mali-inspired jam band Toubab Krewe, public radio’s Afropop Worldwide and New York’s … Read more »

  • blog September 6, 2012

    TOUBAB KREWE PRESENTS “MUSICIANS FOR MALI”- A CONCERT BENEFIT AT CITY WINERY IN NEW YORK ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

    Many of us who know and love Mali and its extraordinary, internationally celebrated artists have been emotionally torn by the tragedy that has unfolded there over the past year. It’s easy to feel dismayed and helpless but now there is … Read more »

  • blog January 30, 2009

    Discography: The Mandé Diaspora In New York City, Part 2

    The Mandingo Ambassadors were recorded at Barbes in Brooklyn by Afropop Worldwide. This group has yet to record a CD, but stay tuned. It will be worth waiting for! Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s The … Read more »

  • interview January 30, 2009

    Interview: Ryan Thomas Skinner

    Afropop Worldwide’s program New York’s Mande Diaspora, Part 2: Beyond Community continues the story of one of America’s most remarkable and musically rich African enclaves.  The program relies on interviews and encounters with, and recordings by, a long list of … Read more »

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