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  • October 11, 2016

    King Sunny Adé: Afropop Video Interview

    Nigerian juju legend King Sunny Adé paid an overdue visit to New York in July 2016, performing at Central Park SummerStage. Afropop was invited to film the concert and interview the legend on video. He spoke with Afropop about his … Read more »

  • July 20, 2016

    New Delasi Release: “Amedeke Menyao”

    Delasi is a Ghanaian-born, Nairobi-based rapper, whose 2015 debut #ThoughtJourney explored, among other themes, the continued relevance of pan-African unity and solidarity in the 21st century. Check out the video for his latest single, “Amedeke Menyao” (Nobody Knows), below! A … Read more »

  • June 23, 2016

    Keep it Locked!: A History of U.K. Dance in Radio Sets

    Well before the rise of dance music in the late 1980s, pirate radio stations had been a vital part of the U.K.’s musical history. Facing tight government regulation of the airwaves, the 1960s saw pirates like the famous Radio Caroline … Read more »

  • May 20, 2016

    You Gotta See These Kids!

    On our program Hip Deep in Mali: Growing Into Music in 21st  Century Bamako, listeners meet three extraordinarily talented children, young griots learning music in a challenging environment. But with kids this remarkable, seeing is believing. So here are two short … Read more »

  • May 5, 2016

    Afropop Travels to Abidjan for the 2016 MASA Festival Video Feature

    Here are videos of some of the artists featured in our “Afropop Travels to Abidjan for the 2016 MASA Festival” program. MASA Video Review Soum Bill Bella Mondo Zeynab Doussou Bagayoko Msafiri Zawose Ray Lema Cheick Tidiane Seck Ile Aye … Read more »

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