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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 August 9, 2013

    Souleyman: 1, Sweden: 0

    On Monday, Swedish authorities denied Omar Souleyman and his band entry to the country. The move was ostensibly prompted by concerns that the musicians would attempt to claim asylum in the country, but many critics have pointed to Souleyman’s long … Read more »

  • blog August 5, 2013

    Omar Souleyman Refused Entry to Sweden

    Avid Afropop listeners and readers will remember a few months back when we reported on Omar Souleyman working with U.K. electro producer Four Tet. It was a pretty good day for fans of Syria’s hardest working musician, and we were … Read more »

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