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  • blog January 31, 2017

    Dispatch From Nigeria #3: Digging Into the Fuji Scene

    Banning Eyre and Sean Barlow are currently in Lagos, Nigeria researching the vibrant music scene for Afropop Worldwide‘s Hip Deep series. Here’s their latest field report. LAGOS, Nigeria, Feb. 1–Busy few days since we last posted. We interviewed one of … Read more »

  • blog January 27, 2017

    Dispatch From Nigeria #2: Fela Kuti’s Legacy

    Banning Eyre and Sean Barlow are currently in Lagos, Nigeria researching the vibrant music scene for Afropop Worldwide‘s Hip Deep series. Here’s their latest field report. LAGOS, Nigeria, Jan. 27–Our day of Felebration began at the Kalakuta Museum, created in … Read more »

  • 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 »

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