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  • hip-deep August 8, 2014

    Lebanon 3: Beirut Today

    Afropop concludes its Hip Deep series on Lebanon with a musical survey of contemporary Beirut. It’s a complex, balkanized world where adventurous art musicians extend the hybrid forms of Lebanon’s golden era, alternative rock bands engage a globalized youth audience, … Read more »

  • blog March 26, 2014

    Hip Deep Lebanon Video: Yasmine Hamdan Interviewed

    As a companion piece to Afropop Worldwide’s three episode Hip Deep investigation of the music, culture, and history of Lebanon, Senior Editor Banning Eyre interviewed alt-pop superstar Yasmine Hamdan about her career, her life, and her musical inspiration. Check it … Read more »

  • blog November 11, 2013

    Web Exclusive Podcast- A Brief History of Lebanese Rock

    In this web exclusive podcast, senior producer Banning Eyre takes you through a brief history of Lebanese rock music. Essentially underground by nature, groups like Soapkills, Scrambled Eggs, and Kordz created an alternate sonic identity that appealed to a generation … Read more »

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