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  • review September 21, 2016

    Exclusive Premiere: “Potato Brain” by Les Yper Sound

    The music you’re about to hear connects the dots between 1960s’ French experimental musique concrete and hard-hitting, New York-style instrumental Afro-funk. Listen to the Afropop exclusive premiere of the single, “Potato Brain,” from Les Yper Sound: Les Yper Sound is … Read more »

  • program March 10, 2016

    Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today

    Sometimes it’s hard to sit still in the Afropop office. The funkiest, most leg-shakingly infectious music blasts from our speakers on a regular basis. Impromptu dance demonstrations have been known to take place. It’s our mission to share this wealth … Read more »

  • blog October 1, 2015

    Interview: Sinkane’s Ahmed Gallab

    The London-born, Brooklyn-based Sudanese Ahmed Gallab has been very busy in the past few years. His band, Sinkane, played New York’s Central Park SummerStage with Afrobeat maestro Femi Kuti back in the summer of 2013, and became the  director of … Read more »

  • blog January 7, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide’s Profoundly Unofficial APAP Guide

    January tends to be a pretty rough month. The holidays are over, and in the cold, aggressively crisp light of the new year, we come face to face with ourselves, forced once again to grapple with our deepest flaws. Or … Read more »

  • review September 18, 2014

    Mean Love

    The music that Ahmed Gallab makes under the moniker Sinkane has always been deceptively pleasant. Hiding layers of complexity beneath its often-gorgeous exteriors, it’s a moving target that escapes definition through its sheer likability. The latest Sinkane album, the brilliant Mean Love … Read more »

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