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  • blog November 4, 2016

    Nigerian Reissues, White Noise and Digital Fingerpointing

    The milieu of collectors, compilers and re-issuers of rare African vinyl is a pretty small, tight-knit community, where reputation counts for a lot and rumors fly fast. Right now, something is amiss in the scene, and we think you should know about it. Read more »

  • blog September 6, 2016

    Vaudou Game Returns With “Chérie Nye”

    Musicians around the world are inspired by the heavy sounds of ’60s and ’70s Afro-funk from West Africa, groups such as Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, and Roger Damawazun from Benin. But there are few, if any, groups who take inspiration from the … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2016

    Super Yamba Band Premieres “N’Diarabi”

    Our latest premiere comes courtesy of Brooklyn’s Super Yamba Band and their new single, “N’Diarabi,” which is out later this week. An Afrobeat ensemble with a slew of well-received New York shows behind them, Super Yamba draws on a diverse … Read more »

  • review April 21, 2016

    Odze Odze

    Here’s one for you to pull out whenever you need to inject a little bit of sunshine into your day. The Jagger Botchway Group’s recently released album Odze Odze drenches highlife, traditional Ghanaian rhythms, and Afro-funk in the bright, shiny, … Read more »

  • program August 6, 2015

    The Podcast Special!

    Afropop launched a new and improved podcast, making your favorite world-spanning radio show available in a whole new way. To celebrate, we’ve put together a show featuring some of our favorite moments from the podcast. Previously available only online, these … Read more »

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