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  • blog January 9, 2017

    Lagos Is HOT! A Playlist

    Producer Morgan Greenstreet is currently in Lagos, Nigeria, interviewing key artists and industry pioneers in preparation for our Lagos Hip Deep radio documentary series. There are thousands of hot artists right now, releasing new music on an almost daily basis. … Read more »

  • blog January 5, 2017

    Tosin Aribisala Asks: “What Are We Gonna Do?” in New Single

    Nigerian music composer, vocalist/percussionist Tosin Aribisala is no newcomer to the music scene. He is primarily known as a master drummer with a tight groove and has performed, recorded and toured around the world with big names like Taj Mahal, Baaba Maal, … Read more »

  • blog January 2, 2017

    Fresh Cuts Vol. Two

    This is the second 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 a big lineup for you, … Read more »

  • blog December 25, 2016

    Photo Essay: Afropolitan Vibes Festival in Lagos

     Afropop Worldwide attended the debut Afropolitan Vibes Music Festival held in Freedom Park, Lagos, Nigeria on Dec. 16-17, produced by Nigerian-German musician, music and film producer Ade Bantu and a dedicated team. Building on a successful monthly concert series, Afropolitan Vibes … Read more »

  • interview December 21, 2016

    Mickey Hart Talks Planet Drum, 25 Years On

    Twenty-five years ago, Grateful Dead drummer, “Rhythm Devil,” and autonomous ethnomusicologist (unofficial, like myself) Mickey Hart assembled a dream team of global percussionists. They were all artists he had known and worked with, but they had never played together. The … Read more »

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