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  • blog June 29, 2017

    Pride Month Playlist: Listening to Queer and Trans Artists Across the African Planet

    During LGBT Pride Month, Afropop has been celebrating queer and trans musicians throughout the African diaspora. This year, we’ve put together a playlist of some of the hottest and most influential artists who show us what it really means to … Read more »

  • blog May 8, 2014

    Kuduro Diva Titica Drops “Mãe”

    Titica has become one of the most successful and beloved divas of kuduro against great odds. She is the first popular transgender singer in Angola, a country where homosexuality is illegal. Titica, who trained in ballet, began her career as … Read more »

  • hip-deep September 27, 2012

    Hip Deep Angola: Kuduro and Beyond

    Join producer Ned Sublette on the streets of Angola’s big, smoggy, oil-booming capital city of Luanda. Peace came to Angola in 2002 after forty-two years of war, and now everything is different, with construction under way everywhere. We’ll hear from … Read more »

  • program April 19, 2012

    Spring Dance Party 2012

    Time to shake it up to kuduro from Angola, soukous from Congo, Retro- chicha from Peru, techno brega from Brazil, retro-funk from Nigeria, and lots of genre bending sounds. Featured artist include Titica, Black Bazar, Bonga, Chicha Libre, José Conde, … Read more »

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