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  • review March 28, 2017

    République Amazone

    Any time West African divas ranging from Benin’s superstar Angelique Kidjo to Kandia Kouyaté, perhaps the greatest living female griot (jelimuso) of Mali; to Mariam Doumbia of Amadou and Mariam; to younger mavericks like Mamani Keita and Nneka of Nigeria, … Read more »

  • blog March 3, 2016

    Seun Kuti’s New Video: An Ode to the Black Woman

    Afrobeat torchbearer Seun Kuti along with Egypt 80 has released the video clip for their single “Black Woman,” off their 2014 release A Long Way to the Beginning. The song features the vocals of Nigerian singer Nneka. “Black Woman” is a celebration … Read more »

  • blog June 25, 2015

    Nneka Live at Mercury Lounge

    Nigerian hip-hop and soul singer Nneka is currently on a North American tour in support of her latest record My Fairy Tales. She made a stop in New York City at Mercury Lounge on June 23 and Afropop was in … Read more »

  • blog April 17, 2014

    Blitz the Ambassador featuring Nneka: Love on the Run

    Jakarta Records’ recording artist Blitz the Ambassador has another hot track for us from the soon-to-be-released Afropolitan Dreams. He’s put out a few songs already, including “Success” and “Make You No Forget,” which are consistently amazing. We can’t wait for … Read more »

  • review March 3, 2012

    Soul is Heavy

    Start with the name. Soul is Heavy is not really “heavy” in any sense of the word. Anyone looking for songs to climax into the heights (or depths) of musical passion will have to go elsewhere for their kicks. Almost … Read more »

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