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  • interview October 21, 2016

    Rab Bakari Decodes Afrobeats, Naija Pop and More

    Rab Bakari is one of a kind: producer, entrepreneur, DJ and artist agent. We first met during the research for Afropop’s 2013 Hip Deep in Ghana series. Rab had played a central role in the creation of the genre known … Read more »

  • review October 17, 2016

    Urgent Jumping! East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics

    Urgent Jumping! East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics is Stern’s latest deep dive into the reservoir of classic East African pop music from the AI Records archives. The two-disc set, compiled by U.K. (and one time Dar es Salaam) -based … Read more »

  • blog October 11, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Sauti Sol at Highline Ballroom

    East African music doesn’t get enough air time in the world of international African pop. However, in a scene dominated by Nigerian Afrobeats, Kenyan Afro-soul/pop group Sauti Sol is a powerhouse, bringing their unique, sunny blend of beautiful vocal harmonies, energizing … Read more »

  • blog October 1, 2016

    Fall Benefit Party Success!

    Afropop’s inaugural Icons & Innovators benefit party in Washington D.C. on Thurs., Sept. 29 was a huge success! We had a full house of people from all walks of life and the spirit was high. We celebrated and honored three … Read more »

  • blog May 17, 2016

    Delasi’s “Afemakpor” Gets A Jinku Remix

    Last year we talked with the young Ghanaian rapper Delasi about his debut album #Thought Journey, a winding, multigenre adventure that features producers from Ghana, Denmark, Japan, the U.S. and his adopted home of Nairobi, Kenya. One song, “Afemakpor,” stood out as … Read more »

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