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  • blog January 30, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. Three

    This is the third 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 and … Read more »

  • blog December 7, 2016

    Tiken Jah Fakoly Exclusive Interview

    On Nov. 22, Afropop intern Deguet Kone, AKA Kinté, Le Prince Heritier, had a phone interview with Ivoiran reggae legend Tiken Jah Fakoly, in advance of his Nov. 23 concert at Gramercy Theater. You can read Akornefa Akyea’s concert review … Read more »

  • blog December 1, 2016

    Tiken Jah Fakoly Shares Message of African Unity

    A very important message was disseminated to the fortunate people in the presence of Tiken Jah Fakoly on Nov. 23 at the Gramercy Theater. This message was simple: African unity. Speaking to the diverse New York audience, which included Ivorian, … Read more »

  • interview July 1, 2016

    SummerStage’s Artistic Director Erika Elliott Previews 2016 Free Concerts

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow sat down recently with Erika Elliott, the artistic director of SummerStage in New York City. She is responsible for curating and presenting artists at SummerStage’s main Central Park stage, as well as several other free outdoor venues … Read more »

  • blog June 27, 2016

    South African Public Radio Institutes Controversial Local Music Quota

    Following an “extensive and successful” campaign for better representation by the SABC, South Africa’s public broadcasting company, local music professionals are rejoicing over the SABC’s move to dedicate 90 percent of its airtime to locally produced music. Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the … Read more »

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