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  • blog March 8, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. 4

    This is the fourth 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, rhymes … Read more »

  • blog June 30, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide to Attend Voodoo To Go Festival 2015

    We’re very pleased to announce that Afropop Worldwide producer Morgan Greenstreet will be attending the first edition of the Voodoo To Go Festival taking place in Utrecht, Netherlands, Sept. 18-20. What does a quiet Dutch town know about voodoo? Quite a … Read more »

  • blog June 11, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive: New Track From Jungle By Night

    Hailing from Amsterdam, Jungle By Night is a nine-piece band that has been making waves and garnering attention across Europe and Japan. They even impressed Seun Kuti, who after seeing them live said, “Afrobeat to that level is just wonderful … Read more »

  • blog January 6, 2015

    Bring the Noise! Cairo Liberation Front Celebrates Two Years

    The Egyptian wildstyle known as chaabi (or alternately mahraganat)  is a party music par excellence, and fittingly, the chaabi-centric DJ crew Cairo Liberation Front have thrown themselves a serious birthday party. Called “Bring the Noise,” it consists of five separate mixes on five … Read more »

  • blog August 27, 2014

    GodWonder: Dominican Rasterinha and “A Divina” preview

    Our recent show, “Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014” started off with a track called “Rumba” by GodWonder. As Georges told you on the program, this is the sound of baile funk in 2014. But what he didn’t tell … Read more »

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