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  • blog January 7, 2015

    Afropop Worldwide’s Profoundly Unofficial APAP Guide

    January tends to be a pretty rough month. The holidays are over, and in the cold, aggressively crisp light of the new year, we come face to face with ourselves, forced once again to grapple with our deepest flaws. Or … Read more »

  • blog October 27, 2014

    Alsarah and the Nubatones: New Video and Remixed Album

    Proving once again she has miles of style to go with all her talent, the Sudanese singer Alsarah has released a new video from her debut album Habibi Taal. We’re big fans of the way she puts a contemporary twist on retro … Read more »

  • review September 18, 2014

    Mean Love

    The music that Ahmed Gallab makes under the moniker Sinkane has always been deceptively pleasant. Hiding layers of complexity beneath its often-gorgeous exteriors, it’s a moving target that escapes definition through its sheer likability. The latest Sinkane album, the brilliant Mean Love … Read more »

  • blog March 5, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Alsarah and the Nubatones’ “Nuba Nouto”

    Liberal arts graduates with a penchant for the intricacies of African music  and a home base in Brooklyn- that describes a not insignificant percentage of present day indy rock musicians. However, regardless of the class size, few do it with … Read more »

  • hip-deep December 5, 2011

    Sudan: A Musical History of Conflict and Diaspora

    In advance of the coming fateful secession vote after decades of civil war, Afropop Worldwide gives you some historical perspective in this Hip Deep edition. Sudan presents a uniquely complex of Afro-Arab history and culture, and this program tells the … Read more »

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