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  • interview April 7, 2016

    San Francisco: Afropop By the Bay, Back in the Day…

    The Afropop Worldwide program “San Francisco: Afropop By the Bay” tells the unlikely story of how a quorum of superb African musicians—from Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa—landed in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970s and early ‘80s. These … Read more »

  • blog August 20, 2013

    Electro Chaabi… In Oakland, CA?

    WE WILL NOT REVEAL ANY FURTHER DETAILS until the right time comes along, but we’ve been chatting with The Netherlands’ Cairo Liberation Front a bit lately. CLF are arguably the world’s preeminent Electro Chaabi DJ crew, a position of note for … Read more »

  • blog August 20, 2013

    Faarrow, A Group To Watch

    It’s tempting to write about the new Major Lazer video this morning. They’ve never put out a bad video, and really, this new one is something to write home about (Terry Cruz, Lauren London, Nick Kroll, & Blake Anderson in … Read more »

  • blog June 27, 2013

    Obama visits Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania

    Senegal is the first of three stops for the Obama family during their week-long tour in Africa. For President Obama’s second visit to the African continent since taking office in 2009, the President and his family will also be making … Read more »

  • feature November 1, 2006

    Merengue and Dominican Identity with Paul Austerlitz

              Chances are you’ve heard merengue. You’ve probably experienced something like this: the steady scraping of the guira drives the beat as the pop of the tambora drum begins to weave its tricky rhythm. Suddenly, a slippery saxophone line … Read more »

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