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  • blog October 28, 2016

    Ali Faiq on Rwayes Heritage and Re-Creation

    While in Agadir, a city on the Southwest coast on Morocco, Afropop producer Jesse Brent caught up with Ali Faiq, a legendary figure of Amazigh music and fusion in Morocco. Former members of Ali’s previous band, Amarg Fusion, have gone … Read more »

  • program October 26, 2016

    Moroccan Music Today: Re-Examined Past, Innovative Future

    In Morocco today, artists draw from a huge variety of styles and traditions, creating music that takes from previously neglected history in order to create new and innovative sounds. In Agadir and Casablanca, two of Morocco’s most vibrantly musical cities, … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2014

    Gnawa Reggae: A Primer

    Gnawa reggae is one of the exciting new styles that we’re featuring on our show, “Borderless Sounds: The New North Africa.” Much like raï’n’b, gnawa reggae is a hybrid genre that began among the North African communities of the French … Read more »

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