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  • blog December 12, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Seun Kuti at S.O.B.’s

    We covered Seun Kuti this year at the One Africa Music Fest, performing the legendary Afrobeat music in the sea of Afrobeats artists, and again for the release of his 25-minute EP Struggle Sounds. If you missed out on hearing the … Read more »

  • 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 »

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