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  • program October 29, 2015

    Afropop Live 2015

    It’s our annual roundup of live recordings Afropop Worldwide has made in the past year. This program includes highlights from the 29th Nuits d’Afrique festival in Montreal, including a performance by Cuba’s Los Van Van. We’ll also hear a selection … Read more »

  • interview October 29, 2015

    Almeida Tells the Story of Tal National

    Tal National is a multiethnic, multigenre dance band from Niamey, Niger, led by guitarist, composer and acting judge Hamadal Moumine Issoufou—a.k.a. Almeida. Over a decade into their successful career in Niger, Tal National began releasing albums internationally and touring outside … Read more »

  • blog November 6, 2013

    They Find Themselves in Us: An Interview with Tal National

    Tal National, arguably Niger’s most popular band, just wrapped up their debut US tour in support of their widely acclaimed album, Kaani.  Released September 10, 2013 on the UK-based Fat Cat Records, the album is the group’s third release overall and their … Read more »

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