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  • program June 25, 2015

    Afropop on the Red Carpet at the Peabodys

    Afropop Worldwide recently won a highly prestigious Peabody Institutional Award honoring the entire 27-year body of our work. And the Peabody Awards threw a big party at Cipriani Wall Street hosted by Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen. Hear highlights … Read more »

  • blog February 17, 2013

    Staff Benda Bilili breaks up

    Sad news this week on the Congolese music front. A band Afropop has championed as leading the creative cutting edge in Africa’s greatest dance music tradition has succumbed to internal strife, and the twisted pressures and intrigues of the international … Read more »

  • interview May 9, 2011

    Vincent Kenis

    Afropop contributor Kenneth Routon checks in with Belgian musician/composer and mastermind behind the Crammed Discs series ‘Congotronics.’ Kenneth Routon: In 1983, you participated in the recording of Zazou Bikaye’s Noir et Blanc, one of the first recordings to fuse traditional … Read more »

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