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  • program October 20, 2016

    African Music at the Crossroads

    Afropop producer Banning Eyre takes us on a surprise-filled tour of his 30-some years of covering African music. Through conversations with Georges Collinet and producer/agent/DJ Rab Bakari, the program reflects on how the world, the music, the culture and the … Read more »

  • blog July 27, 2016

    Photo Essay: Femi Kuti and Bombino at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

    A mighty pair took the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn stage in Prospect Park last Saturday, July 23: Nigerian Afrobeat heir Femi Kuti, and Tuareg rocker Bombino, from Agadez, Niger. The two West African stars rocked a packed house, the expansive bandshell … Read more »

  • blog March 3, 2016

    Seun Kuti’s New Video: An Ode to the Black Woman

    Afrobeat torchbearer Seun Kuti along with Egypt 80 has released the video clip for their single “Black Woman,” off their 2014 release A Long Way to the Beginning. The song features the vocals of Nigerian singer Nneka. “Black Woman” is a celebration … Read more »

  • blog October 29, 2014

    Join Afropop for Finding Fela’s Portland Film Premiere

    On Thurs., Nov. 6, one of music’s greatest stories is coming to one of America’s hippest cities. And as with so many things great and hip, Afropop is involved! Finding Fela, the documentary exploring the life and legacy of Afrobeat’s … Read more »

  • blog June 11, 2014

    Seun Kuti Kicks Off U.S. Tour in New York City

    Seun Kuti has grown into his role as a principle torchbearer of Afrobeat, the globally loved Nigerian musical genre created by his late father Fela Kuti. After Fela died in 1997, his youngest son inherited the old man’s band, Egypt … Read more »

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