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  • July 31, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Yemi Alade at Playstation Theater

    The famed Nigerian singer/songwriter, Yemi Alade, will be performing at the Playstation Theater, located at 1515 Broadway, on Sat., Aug. 5! She released her last album, Mama Africa, in 2016 and released a follow-up EP entitled Mama Afrique in June of this year.  Two of our Afropop Worldwide listeners will have the chance to see this show for free by entering our ticket giveaway! Read more »

  • January 11, 2017

    Win Tickets to See Cecilia Zabala and Philippe Baden Powell Jan. 26 in NYC

    If you’re a New Yorker who loves South America, singer-songwriters and jazz, are you ever in for a treat. On Thurs., Jan. 26, Philippe Baden Powell–son of famed Brazilian guitarist and composer Baden Powell–and the Argentine singer-songwriter Cecilia Zabala are … Read more »

  • October 18, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Fally Ipupa, Nov. 5

    Congolese rumba icon Fally Ipupa returns to New York City for a live performance with his group F. Vic’ Team at Symphony Space on Nov. 5, presented by Made in Africa NYC. We’re excited to give away a pair of tickets! … Read more »

  • October 12, 2016

    Rokia Traore Performs in New York City

    The Malian superstar Rokia Traore returns to New York on Oct. 30th for a concert at Symphony Space, part of the World Music Institute‘s Desert Blues series. We reviewed her excellent new album Né So. Tickets are now available here.

  • October 11, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Sauti Sol at Highline Ballroom

    East African music doesn’t get enough air time in the world of international African pop. However, in a scene dominated by Nigerian Afrobeats, Kenyan Afro-soul/pop group Sauti Sol is a powerhouse, bringing their unique, sunny blend of beautiful vocal harmonies, energizing … Read more »

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