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  • blog June 2, 2014

    Guest Bloggers Around the World: Kinshasa Edition

    Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. Our latest installment comes from Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Tonesse Eguba, a devout fan … Read more »

  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    Hidden Meanings in Congo Music

    Viewed through the lens of music, the Congo presents a stark contrast. From the ravages of the slaving Portuguese, to King Leopold’s virtual slave state in the late 19th century, through the monumental corruption and ruthless oppression of the regime … Read more »

  • interview December 3, 2011

    Felix Wazekwa, 2006

    In February, 2006, up-and-coming Congolese singer and bandleader Felix Wazekwa came to the United States for the first time to do a limited, introductory tour in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York, including an unusual stop at Harvard University as part of … Read more »

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