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All posts with tag: Tony Allen

  • interview September 12, 2017

    Mind the Band: Tony Allen

    “Mind the Band” is a new series consisting of interviews conducted and transcribed by Nenim Iwebuke. Nenim is a Nigerian-born, New York-based DJ who brought this series to life through his many encounters with underground and mainstream musicians performing at … Read more »

  • blog August 25, 2017

    Afropop Premiere: “No Bad News” by Chicago Afrobeat Project

    A couple of weeks ago we premiered the energetic and socially charged “Race Hustle,” from Chicago Afrobeat Project’s upcoming album What Goes Up. This time the band comes back with a more laid-back and modern feel on Fela Kuti’s music, … Read more »

  • review August 4, 2017

    Afropop Premiere: Chicago Afrobeat Project’s “Race Hustle”

    Afropop is pleased to premiere Chicago Afrobeat Project’s new single, “Race Hustle,” from the upcoming album What Goes Up. Born out of a jam in west side Chicago in 2002, the band now marks a milestone in its career with … Read more »

  • interview July 20, 2017

    Bixiga 70: Brazilian Afrobeat Messengers

    There’s been a connecting thread running through our coverage of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal this year—the legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and Brazil. Allen performed at the festival with his tribute to his hero, Art Blakey; he … Read more »

  • blog July 13, 2017

    Flavia Coelho: A Brazilian Soul

    Feature image above by Dave Kaufman. When Brazilian singer/songwriter Flavia Coelho took the stage at Club Soda at the Festival de Jazz de Montreal last week it was a homecoming, a big homecoming. She had not performed anywhere in the … Read more »

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