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  • blog April 11, 2014

    Featured Artists: Afropop Live! NYC, Musical Metropolis

    To give you a closer look at the musicians who played such fantastic live performances in Afropop Live!, we bring you more information and videos about our featured artists. Check it out! Yasmine Hamdan Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan has crafted … Read more »

  • review April 8, 2014

    Ya Nass

    Yasmine Hamdan’s music has never been tied down by time or place. Soapkills, the band she led with her then-husband, built from the blueprint of American and British alternative music of the ’90s to create a unique style that was well … Read more »

  • blog September 5, 2013

    Hip Deep Lebanon 1 Special Feature: Zaki Nassif and Sabah

    This special feature is a supplement to the Afropop Worldwide program, “Lebanon 1: Fairuz, A Woman for All Seasons.” The feature introduces two important contemporaries of Fairuz and the Rahbani brothers, namely composer Zaki Nassif and legendary singer Sabah. The … Read more »

  • interview September 5, 2013

    Hip Deep Interview: Kenneth Habib on Fairuz, A Woman for All Seasons

    Kenneth Habib is an Associate Professor in Ethnomusicology, Music Theory, and Music History at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He wrote his PhD dissertation on Fairuz, the preeminent singer of Lebanon, and the Rahbani family of … Read more »

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