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  • hip-deep August 20, 2015

    Hip Deep Ghana 2: 21st Century Accra From Gospel to Hiplife

    Hiplife, a fusion of hip-hop and highlife, has come of age, spawning subgenres tilting to roots culture, international rap, and boldly humorous satire, not to mention azonto, a dance craze that has rocketed to global renown in just over a … Read more »

  • blog April 29, 2014

    Ghana to the Globe: E.L. Visits With Afropop in NYC

    Ghanaian popular musician, rapper and producer E.L. (Elom Adablah) has achieved a significant following both locally in Ghana and through international circuits for his creative take on the ultra-popular dance music style known as azonto. He recently visited New York, … Read more »

  • blog March 6, 2014

    Featured Artists: Winter 2014 Dance Party!

    It’s Carnival right now in Trinidad, Haiti, Brazil, New Orleans…and  NYC, with Afropop Worldwide! In the words of Bootsy Collins, this week’s show, Winter 2014 Dance Party, “Ain’t nothin’ but a party y’all.” So get down, get funky and shake a … Read more »

  • blog December 11, 2013

    Holy FOKN Sheet! Coz Ov Moni 2 Premier in Accra

    “The Second First Pidgin Musical,” Coz Of Moni 2: FOKN Revenge, is about to be premiered on December 23rd, at the National Theater in Accra,  Ghana. This is the sequel to Coz Ov Moni, a film made by the Ghanaian … Read more »

  • blog November 19, 2013

    Five Musical Reasons Ghana Is Going to (Afropop’s) World Cup

    We at Afropop know very little about football (just enough to call it football, instead of the USA term ‘soccer’). We frankly have no idea why Ghana’s Black Stars are going to the World Cup in Brazil in 2014 despite … Read more »

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