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artist: Artists Youssou N’Dour

  • program May 12, 2016

    Afropop Live Highlights

    Afropop is proud to present live recordings of some of the most glorious moments in musical history: the New York debut of South Africa’s Mahotella Queens in 1987; Thomas Mapfumo with his mbira-heavy Blacks Unlimited in New York in 1991; … Read more »

  • program December 24, 2015

    World Sacred Music Festival in Fes

    The World Sacred Music festival in Fes, Morocco fully delivers on its promise of bringing together profound, spiritual music from around the globe. In one edition of the festival, Youssou N’Dour debuted his Egypt project, backed by an orchestra from … Read more »

  • botb December 18, 2015

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Remembering Steve Biko

    South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, a leader of the Black Consciousness Movement, was born Dec. 18, 1946. He would have been 69 years old today. In 1977, he was arrested and brutally murdered in police custody for revolutionary activities … Read more »

  • feature December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Here are the reviews of the albums featured in our new Stocking Stuffers 2015 program. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see a complete list of the artists, songs and albums from the show. Damily – Very … Read more »

  • program December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Tuareg blues, Angelique Kidjo with a symphony orchestra, the return of Les Ambassadeurs and Kandia Kouyate of Mali. New sounds from Zambia and Nigeria, and classic ones from Senegal, Colombia, Zimbabwe and the Dominican Republic. These are just a few … Read more »

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