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  • blog October 29, 2015

    Selmor Mtukudzi Promotes “Strong Girl Remix”

    Oliver Mtukudzi’s daughter, Selmor Mtukudzi, an acclaimed Afro-jazz singer in her own right (check out her recent song “Nguva Yangu”), has teamed up with the humanitarian organization One Campaign to create a song and a social media campaign (see #WithStrongGirls) to empower women … Read more »

  • review June 21, 2015

    Amara Touré 1973​-​1980

    “Latin music, is it really foreign to us Africans? I don’t think so. Listen to the drums, to the rhythm. It all seems very close to us–it feels like it’s our own culture.” –Amara Touré In his recent review of … Read more »

  • interview January 6, 2010

    Interview: Brenda Berrian on the Music and Culture of the French Caribbean, PART 1

    Professor Brenda Berrian of the University of Pittsburgh first grooved to French Caribbean music while a graduate student doing research in France in the early 1970s, and hasn’t shaken the addiction since. In fact, she has become a foremost scholar of the … Read more »

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