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  • program March 2, 2017

    Getting Down in the Guyanas

    We visit one of the world’s last untamed natural and musical wildernesses: The Guyanas. Riding along bumpy jungle roads and in dugout canoes, Afropop producer Marlon Bishop travels from Suriname to French Guiana for the Transamazoniennes Festival, located in the … Read more »

  • blog March 1, 2017

    Report From Transamazoniennes Festival: Getting Down in the Guyanas

    In 2011, our producer Marlon Bishop took a trip to the Transamazoniennes festival in French Guiana, and came back with loads of stories (and bootleg CDs) to share. The festival is located in a remote Amazonian town on the Surinamese … Read more »

  • blog January 30, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. Three

    This is the third feature in a series we’re calling “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, rhymes and … 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 July 9, 2015

    Wanlov Is Ghana’s President in 99K’s New Video

    Wanlov the Kubolor, the Afro-Gypsy God (as he calls himself on Twitter), picks up a new title, President of Ghana, in a brilliantly executed new video for 99K’s KASA (Episode One). In KASA, which stands for “Know and Speak Aloud,” … Read more »

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