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  • blog May 27, 2014

    Dansi: A Primer

    In our Hip Deep program “Live From Bongoland: The History of Tanzania’s Music Economy,” we trace the evolution of musiki wa dansi, the guitar-based, big-band music that dominated the nation’s clubs and airwaves for well over three decades. Dansi, with … Read more »

  • hip-deep May 22, 2014

    Live from Bongoland: The History of Tanzania’s Music Economy

    In the ’70s and ’80s, the East African nation of Tanzania was home to one of the continent’s greatest music scenes. But you wouldn’t know from the recorded evidence. Join us for this Hip Deep edition of Afropop Worldwide, as … Read more »

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