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  • review April 28, 2017

    Sadza With the Head of A Mouse

    Sadza is Zimbabwe’s staple dish, white cornmeal cooked like polenta that absorbs and complements the flavors of the savory soup, stew or sauce that it’s typically served with. Likewise, on Timbila’s new album, Sadza With the Head of A Mouse, each … Read more »

  • blog March 9, 2017

    Listen: Timbila’s New Mbira-Led Singles

    In spirit of full disclosure, please note that Afropop’s longtime producer, Banning Eyre plays guitar for the New York band Timbila, but honestly, we’d be interested even if he didn’t. As you can hear on these two singles from their … Read more »

  • blog February 8, 2017

    Afropop Worldwide Residency at Threes Brewing

    Afropop Worldwide is excited to announce that we are curating a live music residency for the month of March at Brooklyn venue Threes Brewing! The series will present New York-based musicians performing the excellent African and Afro-diasporic music featured on our … Read more »

  • blog September 22, 2016

    Mapfumo and Mawarire Chant Down Mugabe at the U.N.

    There was a fascinating meeting of Zimbabwean generations during the U.N. General Assembly in New York this week. As 92-year-old Robert Mugabe was delivering yet another platitude-laden speech at the podium, complaining about 16 years of targeted sanctions against members … Read more »

  • blog August 20, 2015

    Mbira Maestro Chartwell Dutiro in New York For A Month

    For centuries, the Shona people of Zimbabwe have believed in the guidance of their ancestral spirits. Mbira music plays a central role as a linchpin between the living and the spiritual world, in all-night ritual ceremonies called bira. The mystic … Read more »

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