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  • blog July 29, 2014

    Jaojoby and Mahmoud Ahmed: Two African Giants Visit New York

    This past week, New York was graced with the presence of two legendary Afropop singer/bandleaders. Eusebe Jaojoby of Madagascar at age 58 and Mahmoud Ahmed of Ethiopia at 72 are both old enough to have lived the modern history of … Read more »

  • contest July 17, 2014

    Mahmoud Ahmed Ticket Giveaway!

    On Sat., July 26 from 3-8 p.m., ISSUE Project Room and Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation present a can’t-miss live show: Ethiopian legend Mahmoud Ahmed live in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It will be the first time that he … Read more »

  • blog July 1, 2014

    Afropop Album Premiere: Zvuloon Dub System’s Anbessa Dub

    Zvuloon Dub System, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is far more than a typical dub reggae band: These musicians draw musical and cultural inspiration not only from the mythical ancestral homeland, “Ethiopia,” of Jamaican Rastafarianism, but from the actual geographic … Read more »

  • blog June 24, 2014

    Guest Bloggers Around the World Series

    Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. For your convenience, we now offer the entire series to date, in one easy place: Addis Ababa: Music Renaissance … Read more »

  • blog May 29, 2014

    Guest Bloggers Around the World: Music Renaissance in Ethiopia

    Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts from bloggers around the world, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. Our second installment comes to us from Arefaynie Fantahun, an expert on the scene in … Read more »

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