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  • blog July 5, 2017

    LusAfro Project: Connecting Artists in Lusophone Africa

    Music from the Lusophone countries of Africa is steadily growing in popularity, but still many artists from Cape Verde, Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe do not get the international attention their thriving music actually deserves. These Portuguese-speaking … Read more »

  • closeups June 19, 2017

    A Beginner’s Guide to Lusophone Atlantic Music

    While the musical networks that connect English, French and Spanish-speaking nations together are well known, far less attention is paid to the links between the Afro-Lusophone world—from Cape Verde to Angola to Brazil. This podcast offers a lightning tour of … Read more »

  • blog May 30, 2017

    Field Report: Presenting Creole Culture to the World–Atlantic Music Expo, Kriol Jazz in Cape Verde

    Although Cape Verde is a small country with only 500,000 inhabitants, this West African archipelago is home to many musicians and varied music styles. The 10 volcanic islands that comprise this nation, located roughly 500 kilometers off the west coast … Read more »

  • interview May 25, 2017

    Elida Almeida: Taking Cape Verde to the World

    Elida Almeida is a rising star in Cape Verde’s music scene. After releasing her debut album, Ora Doci Ora Margos, the young singer won Radio France International’s coveted “Prix Découvertes” in 2015 and went on to tour throughout Africa, Europe … Read more »

  • blog May 18, 2017

    Music Videos From Cape Verde

    We touched down in Cape Verde last month for the Atlantic Music Expo, a yearly gathering of music professionals which provides an opportunity for local and international artists to showcase their talents. We report on some of the brilliant Cape … Read more »

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