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  • botb November 24, 2015

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Bonnie Raitt–A Blueswoman in Mali

    Rereading this piece from 14 years ago, roughly the half-life of Afropop, is nostalgic in so many ways. First, there is the memory of Mali in those wonderful, hopeful days. The tragedies of recent years in this—among the most beloved … Read more »

  • blog February 12, 2013

    The Grammys: What They Missed and What We Didn’t

    For an event hailed as “Music’s Biggest Night,” the televised portion of The Grammys focuses on an extremely narrow and particularly profitable segment of the music industry. Do we complain about this every year? Yes. Does that mean we’re wrong … Read more »

  • program September 3, 2003

    Blues Reflections

    Afropop dives into a celebration of the blues–for some, the essence of the American experience and for others a link back into a lost history in Africa. For our program, we also went back through a number of key interviews we’ve … Read more »

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