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  • blog June 22, 2016

    “Sounds of Africa” Exhibition at the Grammy Museum Honors Angelique Kidjo, Salif Keita and Others

    From June 24 into autumn, Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum will present an exhibit entitled “Sounds of Africa,” in partnership with the BET Awards, highlighting winners and nominees of both the Grammy and BET Awards. The two influential awards organizations have … Read more »

  • blog May 10, 2016

    Preview: 19th Annual Gnawa World Music Festival in Essaouira, Morocco

    Morocco’s annual Gnawa World Music Festival is set to kick off later this week in the breezy seaside town of Essaouira. This year’s edition will take place May 12-15. Now in its 19th year, the festival is the premiere international … Read more »

  • feature February 23, 2016

    Afropop Returns to Mali: Part Two

    Our first report left off as the first annual Festival Acoustik de Mali was wrapping up in Bamako, and we (Sean Barlow and Banning Eyre) were bidding farewell to the fellow journalists and artists who took part in that historic … Read more »

  • interview July 17, 2015

    DJ Wow’s African CD Shop in Harlem

    Harlem’s Little Senegal is one of the most vibrant African neighborhoods in New York. Several stores in the area sell CDs, but perhaps the most impressive is the Wow International Variety Store. Along with DVDs, fashion and beauty products, the … Read more »

  • program May 1, 2015

    Cuts From the Crypt

    In early 2015, Afropop relocated its archives from a variety of storage units and apartments and brought it all together in one place. The goal? Sorting, organizing and preservation. But along the way, we also found more than a few … Read more »

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