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  • program October 20, 2016

    African Music at the Crossroads

    Afropop producer Banning Eyre takes us on a surprise-filled tour of his 30-some years of covering African music. Through conversations with Georges Collinet and producer/agent/DJ Rab Bakari, the program reflects on how the world, the music, the culture and the … Read more »

  • blog August 24, 2016

    Photo Essay: Pape Diouf Returns to Harlem for Senegal Day

    After a long, successful tour through North America, Senegalese mbalax superstar Pape Diouf returned with his band, La Génération Consciente, to the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem on Fri., Aug. 12 for a vibrant night of fashion, music and dance. The gala … Read more »

  • blog August 11, 2016

    Pape Diouf Returns to Harlem!

    Back by popular demand, Pape Cheikh Diouf, the Senegalese Wolof singer, returns to Harlem’s Alhambra Ballroom on Fri., Aug. 12. This newly announced performance rounds off Diouf’s 2016 North American tour. Pape Diouf is one of the top mbalax musicians … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2016

    Pape Diouf Kicks Off North American Tour in Harlem

    Pape Diouf et la Génération Conciente got their North American tour off to a rollicking start at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem Sat., July 9. It felt more like an impromptu party than a concert. Diouf walked into the welcoming … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2016

    Super Yamba Band Premieres “N’Diarabi”

    Our latest premiere comes courtesy of Brooklyn’s Super Yamba Band and their new single, “N’Diarabi,” which is out later this week. An Afrobeat ensemble with a slew of well-received New York shows behind them, Super Yamba draws on a diverse … Read more »

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