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  • blog April 14, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. 5

    This is the fifth feature in a series we’re calling “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, intimate r&b … Read more »

  • blog April 12, 2017

    Ebo Taylor: Still Life in Highlife

    The life of Ebo Taylor traces the roots of highlife culture and evolves into Afro-funk. No woman, nor song, has ever held him for long. He exudes joy, his smile and his sound are palpable expressions of his love of … Read more »

  • blog April 6, 2017

    A Celebration of African Cuisine, For A Good Cause

    Afi Acheampong, or Grace, as she is called here in the United States, had been helping her mom in the kitchen starting at a young age. “I had to help my family, and I was a bit resentful at the … Read more »

  • botb March 15, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: E.T. Mensah, Highlife and History–Ghana’s 60th Independence Day

    On the 60th occasion of Ghana’s independence anniversary, March 6, 1957, our continuing series “Best of The Beat on Afropop” shines a spotlight on E.T. Mensah, Ghana’s King of Highlife, with a reprint of a record and book review by … Read more »

  • blog February 23, 2017

    Reissued: African Vinyl Playlist

    We love the music on this week’s program Reissued: African Vinyl in the 21st Century SO much that we decided to give it to you in many forms as a playlist. Enjoy! YouTube: Spotify: Links to buy (mostly Bandcamp): Live with … Read more »

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