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  • review October 27, 2016

    Arbina

    Noura Mint Seymali is without doubt one of the most compelling traditional African singers to emerge on the international stage in the past decade. She was raised and schooled in the rarified world of Mauritanian griots, who, unlike their counterparts … Read more »

  • blog January 26, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Noura Mint Seymali at Pioneer Works, Feb. 6

    We’ve been huge fans of Noura Mint Seymali since we saw her stellar performance at globalFest 2014. The incredible Mauritanian singer and ardine (a Mauritanian harp) player blends the quarter-tone tonality and five modes of traditional Mauritanian music with modern rock arrangements, aided … Read more »

  • feature June 4, 2014

    Featured Artists: Afropop Summer Preview 2014

     We’ve put together this feature to help you learn more about the artists played in our program “Afropop Worldwide’s Summer Concert Preview 2014.” So dig in! We’ll see you out there!  Caetano Veloso Caetano Veloso is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, … Read more »

  • 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 »

  • blog March 3, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Noura Mint Seymali “El Madi” from globalFEST Selector Comp

    Remember globalFEST 2014? Well we sure do.  and that’s why we’re so super stoked that globalFEST has their own stage at SXSW this year. Lo’Jo, Imarhan Timbuktu, Tinariwen, Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta, Hot 8 Brass Band, and K i … Read more »

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