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  • October 29, 2014

    Join Afropop for Finding Fela’s Portland Film Premiere

    On Thurs., Nov. 6, one of music’s greatest stories is coming to one of America’s hippest cities. And as with so many things great and hip, Afropop is involved! Finding Fela, the documentary exploring the life and legacy of Afrobeat’s … Read more »

  • October 27, 2014

    Mozambican Mix from SoundGoods

    Surfacing from the depths of the Internet, here’s a fresh mixtape to get your day moving. Put together by Wolfram Lange, a German geographer based in Rio de Janeiro, this is a solid mix of music from Mozambique, including tracks from the … Read more »

  • 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 »

  • October 23, 2014

    Photo Essay: Antananarivo, Madagascar

    Antananarivo (Tana to locals), the highland capital of Madagascar, was the base of operations for Afropop Worldwide‘s recent research trip to this unique Indian Ocean nation. It’s a lively and gorgeous city despite its extreme poverty. Here are some of … Read more »

  • October 22, 2014

    Fania Records at 50: Featured Artists

    With Fania Records celebrating its 50th anniversary, our new show takes a look at the history  of the seminal salsa label. Here’s a deeper look at some of the legendary Fania artists featured on the program. Johnny Pacheco Johnny Pacheco, … Read more »

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