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  • program January 28, 2016

    Africa in America: Ladies’ Edition

    Afropop’s occasional series on African music made in America continues with a focus on three remarkable women. Marie Daulne, founder of the genre-bending vocal group Zap Mama, collaborates with New York Afrobeat band Antibalas, and we hear them live in … Read more »

  • interview March 30, 2015

    “This Whole Journey”–Razia on Her New Album, “Akory”

    Razia is a singer/songwriter/bandleader from Madagascar who has made her home in New York City. Her second album, Akory, is an adventurous exploration of musical styles and social issues in Madagascar. It was created in Antananarivo, New York, and Paris. … Read more »

  • program December 19, 2014

    Afropop Live! 2014

    On “Afropop Live 2014,” we’re playing highlights from some fantastic concerts we saw over the past year. At Montreal’s Nuits d’Afrique festival, we caught Chinese reggae band Long Shen Dao, which mixes dreadlocks with guzheng (a Chinese zither). Also in … Read more »

  • blog July 11, 2012

    WAKE UP MADAGASCAR: Jaojoby, Razia and More Tour US to Save Forests

    This summer (July 13-26, 2012) the greatest presentation of Madagascar music this country has seen in many years is making its way across the country. The king of the salegy dance pop, Eusèbe Jaojoby, is here with his amazing band, along … Read more »

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