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  • blog August 20, 2015

    Remembering Doudou N’diaye Rose, 1930-2015

    Renowned Senegalese percussionist and bandleader Doudou N’diaye Rose died in Dakar on Aug. 19. He was 85. He leaves behind a body of work that includes collaborations with Miles Davis, the Rolling Stones, and Nine Inch Nails, and promoting Senegalese culture … Read more »

  • blog August 30, 2013

    Afropop Exclusive: New Tal National track, album, and tour!

    Tal National has a new album coming out September 10th on Fat Cat Records, and to celebrate, we are happy to have the official debut of the album’s title track, Kaani.  Tal National is easily one of the strongest groups … Read more »

  • program May 24, 2012

    Follow the Drum – Fuji, Mbalax, Samba, Rumba

    We tune up our ears to some of the Africa’s great drumming voices–fuji and juju in Nigeria, sabar in Senegal–and to the travels of the drum to the Americas–samba in Brazil, rumba in Cuba, salsa in Puerto Rico and more. … Read more »

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