Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide logo

Reviews

  • April 17, 2014

    Now

    Bibi Tanga’s latest album, Now, will surely come as a pleasant surprise for some who haven’t been clued in to Tanga’s career up to this point, while those who have been paying attention won’t be disappointed one bit. Now is … Read more »

  • April 14, 2014

    Food For Thought

    The Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is not generally known for producing great Afrobeat or roots reggae bands. However, there are several little-known, high-quality examples, and they hang tight together: Reggae band Mosaic Foundation, and their Afrobeat/Afro-reggae side project … Read more »

  • April 8, 2014

    Ya Nass

    Yasmine Hamdan’s music has never been tied down by time or place. Soapkills, the band she led with her then-husband, built from the blueprint of American and British alternative music of the ’90s to create a unique style that was well … Read more »

  • March 21, 2014

    Ibibio Sound Machine

    Ibibio Sound Machine’s debut album sounds like the best parts of about half a dozen different genres from the 70s and 80s,  all combined with an up-to-date electronic production approach, and the warm voice of the seriously stylin’ Eno Williams. … Read more »

  • March 20, 2014

    Caetano Veloso – Abraçaço

    It is always refreshing to witness a well-respected artist of an older generation maintain  relevancy. Too often, we are presented with a barrage of reissues and throwbacks to former glory, the audience forced to rely on the memory of greatness, … Read more »

Browse the archives