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  • blog June 14, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. Six

    This is the sixth feature in a series we call “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists, and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, hip-hop … Read more »

  • blog October 27, 2015

    Koffi Olomide Takes A Selfie

    Koffi Olomide was Congolese music royalty in the 1990s, making hit after hit with his excellent band Quartier Latin and popularizing a unique style of ndombolo dance music. He’s back with a new single and video called “Selfie.” It is a joyful comeback, … Read more »

  • 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 »

  • feature December 3, 2011

    Feature: Hidden Meanings in Congo Music

    For most Afropop fans, Congolese music is synonymous with party hearty soukous and sensuous rumba. And, as we like to joke our Congolese friends, their music’s success on dance floors around Africa and in cosmopolitan cities around the world amounts … Read more »

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