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  • blog June 1, 2015

    Afropop Summer Concert Selects!

    During the summer,  New York shrugs off its vicious winter, and… transforms into a tropical city. And while it can be kind of sweaty and though it doesn’t always smell great, New York more than makes up for it with … Read more »

  • blog March 9, 2015

    Afropop Premiere! Benyoro: “An Sera” Video

    Benyoro has been part of the extended Afropop family for a little while now. Afropop Senior Editor Banning Eyre wrote that their debut, released last year, “sets the new bar for Mande music played in America.” Led by California-born guitarist and ngoni player … Read more »

  • blog December 9, 2014

    Afropop Holiday Party!

    Photo: Benyoro’s Idrissa Koné Our crew threw a super fun Afropop Holiday Benefit Party recently in New York. Benyoro ruled. They are one of the hottest African bands in New York, mixing artists from Mali, Guinea and throughout the U.S. and playing … Read more »

  • blog November 21, 2014

    Come to Afropop’s Holiday Benefit Party!

    The Afropop team is sending 2014 out with an intimate, music-filled bash in New York City on Wed., Dec. 3. There will be food from South Africa, fantastic West African music from New York’s hottest new African band, Benyoro, great … Read more »

  • review July 17, 2014

    New Music From Mande America: “Benyoro” and “The Great Peace”

    The U.S. continues to produce bands composed of West Africans and Americans performing electric music at ever mounting levels of proficiency and musicality. Two particularly impressive examples—Benyoro out of New York City, and Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba out of … Read more »

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