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  • botb June 7, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Remembering Ali Farka Toure

    Today’s edition of “Best of The Beat” provides a sidebar for our interview with Manny Anser, the director of the now-nomadic Festival in the Desert, which has been effectively homeless since 2013 due to the continuing insecurity in northern Mali. … Read more »

  • blog February 23, 2016

    “They Will Have to Kill Us First” Film Debuts in New York March 4

    While it may never get the Google Doodle, March 3 is Music Freedom Day, a cause that’s near and dear to the collective Afropop heart. As Banning Eyre and Sean Barlow discovered on their recent trip, there is perhaps no country … Read more »

  • program November 17, 2013

    Africa In America 2013

    It’s been more than two years since Afropop last surveyed the African sounds making waves in America. This program plays catch-up by putting the spotlight on a few of the standouts. From electronic dance and pop to old-school roots grooves … Read more »

  • program June 6, 2013

    Summer Concert Previews 2013

    In Afropop’s annual rite of summer, we present our picks for some of the most exciting artists touring nationally. This is the most active season of the year for touring African, Caribbean and Latin artists. At press time, several festivals … Read more »

  • blog February 4, 2013

    Bombino- Album Teaser

    Although it may come as something of a surprise, it’s certainly no accident that The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach invited Bombino to record his third album, Nomad, at Auerbach’s own Nashville studio. Although the Niger-born Tuareg guitarist has yet to become a … Read more »

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