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  • blog November 28, 2016

    New Series: Afropop’s Fresh Cuts

    These days, all it takes is a laptop, a microphone, some software, maybe a MIDI keyboard, and competence with social media to get your music out into the world. To some, this has cheapened contemporary music, allowing crisp production and … Read more »

  • blog October 5, 2016

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: Eko fo’ Show

    Eko fo’ Show is a collaboration between Nenim Iwebuke and Alejandro Van Zandt-Escobar, two Brooklyn-based DJs with roots in Nigeria, England, Colombia and France, respectively. The Eko fo’ Show Afropop Exclusive mix is a seamless journey through some classic music from ’60s and … Read more »

  • blog May 23, 2016

    A Taste of Africa: La Savane Restaurant

    A lively, spirited debate is going on at the table next to ours. Several men at a communal table are mulling over the outcome of a soccer match (Germany vs. Spain) and are discussing what Africa was like 1,000 years … Read more »

  • blog March 16, 2016

    Photo Essay: MASA Festival in Abidjan, Part Six

    In Abidjan, we found a city with a diverse multicultural presence where the traditional and modern coexist. Saturday night in Zone Quatre, restaurants and clubs are thriving; in Yopougon, we met a community of women rhythmically sifting cassava in unison … Read more »

  • blog December 21, 2015

    Shailah Edmonds Brings African Roots into American Pop

    Shailah Edmonds is a young American singer keen to “inspire and impact rap and pop musicians to incorporate African rhythms and voices to their music.” That’s a fine mission, though perhaps an uphill climb. Edmonds has thrown her hat in … Read more »

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