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  • blog April 11, 2014

    Featured Artists: Afropop Live! NYC, Musical Metropolis

    To give you a closer look at the musicians who played such fantastic live performances in Afropop Live!, we bring you more information and videos about our featured artists. Check it out! Yasmine Hamdan Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan has crafted … Read more »

  • blog April 8, 2014

    Khartoum Soundbites: Vintage Sudanese Pop Selected by Alsarah

    When we interviewed the Brooklyn-based Sudanese vocalist Alsarah about her latest album with the Nubatones, she mentioned that her Facebook and Twitter accounts were essentially constant streams of Sudanese/Nubian music.  Intrigued, we asked her if she would be willing to … Read more »

  • interview March 27, 2014

    Lidwien Kapteijns: Love Songs at the Dawn of Somalia

    Lidwien Kapteijns is a professor of history at Wellesley College. A few years ago, she contacted Afropop Worldwide to say she was a co-trustee of a large collection of rarely heard songs from Somalia. These songs date from between about … Read more »

  • blog March 7, 2014

    Afropop Presents: Feedel Band Live at DROM

    Afropop is proud to present Feedel Band in concert on March 8, 2014 at DROM at 9:30 (doors open at 9). Pick up your tickets here. Feedel Band keeps the funky experimentation of 70s Ethiopia alive, with ties to the … Read more »

  • blog March 6, 2014

    Featured Artists: Winter 2014 Dance Party!

    It’s Carnival right now in Trinidad, Haiti, Brazil, New Orleans…and  NYC, with Afropop Worldwide! In the words of Bootsy Collins, this week’s show, Winter 2014 Dance Party, ”Ain’t nothin’ but a party y’all.” So get down, get funky and shake a … Read more »

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