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genre: Genres Beninois pop

  • blog February 8, 2017

    Afropop Worldwide Residency at Threes Brewing

    Afropop Worldwide is excited to announce that we are curating a live music residency for the month of March at Brooklyn venue Threes Brewing! The series will present New York-based musicians performing the excellent African and Afro-diasporic music featured on our … Read more »

  • blog February 8, 2015

    Congratulations! Angélique Kidjo Wins Grammy for “Eve”

    Angélique Kidjo just won her second Grammy, beating out notable competition like Anoushka Shankar and Sergio Mendes for Best World Music Album. We at Afropop extend our warmest congratulations to Angélique and all her fans! On our podcast, Angelique Kidjo: The Roots of … Read more »

  • blog August 13, 2014

    Africa Fete! Jomion and the Uklos Live at NYC’s B.B. King Club Aug. 14

    On Aug. 14, B.B. King’s Lucille’s will be host to a truly remarkable group from Benin, and entry is free! Come join us: Show starts at 8 p.m. More information here. These four brothers, Samuel (Jomion), Mathieu, Jean and Jean-Eudes (J.B.) … Read more »

  • interview March 22, 2012

    Angélique Kidjo

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow visited Angélique Kidjo recently at her home in Brooklyn to talk about her new live album, ‘Spirit Rising‘ (Razor & Tie/WGBH). Sean Barlow: Angélique, congratulations on Spirit Rising. It’s a beautiful album. We play it a lot. … Read more »

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