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  • program May 12, 2016

    Afropop Live Highlights

    Afropop is proud to present live recordings of some of the most glorious moments in musical history: the New York debut of South Africa’s Mahotella Queens in 1987; Thomas Mapfumo with his mbira-heavy Blacks Unlimited in New York in 1991; … Read more »

  • blog October 16, 2013

    The Inaugural South African Arts Festival

    In the Crocker conference hall of Los Angeles’ Omni Hotel, there gathered the important actors of the South African music industry. Second row in, third chair to the right sat Sipho Diamini, the chief executive officer of SAMRO, the Southern … Read more »

  • interview June 6, 2007

    Interview: Louise Meintjes

    Louise Meintjes, an Associate Professor of Music and Cultural Anthropology at Duke University, is the principle consultant and voice of Afropop Worldwide’s Hip Deep program “The Zulu Factor.”  Her book “Sound of Africa! Making Music Zulu in a South African … Read more »

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