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  • blog July 14, 2015

    Photo Essay: Cape Verde in Central Park

    Central Park was treated to an excellent showcase of music from Cape Verde last Sunday, and Afropop was in attendance. We had wondered what it would be like to see the Cesária Évora Orchestra without Cesária, but while the internationally … Read more »

  • blog July 13, 2015

    Mayra Andrade at NYC’s SummerStage

    We caught up with the effervescent Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade after her spectacular performance Sun., July 12, at New York’s Central Park SummerStage. Turns out that she follows Afropop Worldwide! She introduced us to her latest record, Lovely Difficult. … Read more »

  • blog November 22, 2013

    Sofrito Island Series Takes on 80s Cape Verde

    If you didn’t know, Sofrito, a DJ collective/record label based in London, are some of the world’s foremost experts in the particularly funky strain of  funky tropical music, and the first installment of their Island Series, Sound of Cape Verde … Read more »

  • review August 8, 2012


    Titina is the “other” venerable diva of the Cape Verdean archipelago. Like the singer in whose shadow she has lived and labored—Cesaria Evora—Titina was born in Mindelo, capital of the island of São Vicente. Titina’s parents adored and sang the … Read more »

  • program January 13, 2012

    A Tribute to Cesária Évora

    The beloved, Grammy Award winning singer Cesaria Evora from Cape Verde passed away late last year at the age of 70. We celebrate Cesaria’s life and art with an encore of our 1995 recording of her magnificent New York City … Read more »

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