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  • interview February 17, 2016

    An Interview With Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s Albert Mazibuko

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo has put out over 50 records and played all over the world; they’re one of the most famous South African bands, perhaps the best-known African group to American audiences, thanks to their collaboration with Paul Simon on … Read more »

  • interview January 27, 2015

    Interview: Marie Daulne of Zap Mama

    Marie Daulne and the latest version of her genre-busting ensemble Zap Mama were a standout at New York’s recent globalFEST concert extravaganza. Marie is a traveler and an adventurer, and she’ll soon be back in the U.S. touring in a … Read more »

  • blog January 16, 2015

    GlobalFEST 2015 Photo Essay

    As always seems to be the case, the 2015 edition of globalFEST was a major curatorial success, mixing crowd-pleasing newcomers, veteran performers, and everything in between. The Afropop team was there in force, and while the group consensus is that … Read more »

  • blog October 30, 2013

    Featured Artists: South Africa Today

    To help you to get deeper into the music we explored in South Africa Today, we are giving you some more information about the artists featured in the program. So dive in!  iFani If only those who want it most succeed in … Read more »

  • blog October 16, 2013

    The Inaugural South African Arts Festival

    In the Crocker conference hall of Los Angeles’ Omni Hotel, there gathered the important actors of the South African music industry. Second row in, third chair to the right sat Sipho Diamini, the chief executive officer of SAMRO, the Southern … Read more »

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