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  • blog December 3, 2012

    West African Griot Summit

    This year, Afropop had the chance to catch the second annual West African Griot Summit, held at The Graduate Center Elebash Hall!  The summit is an annual performance/reunion/conference by and for the US contingent of West African griots (or “praise … Read more »

  • contest November 26, 2012

    The Gang’s all here! NYC Griot Summit/Ticket Giveaway

    If you’re reading Afropop, it’s probably a fair bet that you love West African music. We certainly do- it just hits all of our sweetspots.  Stunning musicianship? Traditional styles going hand in hand with adventurous collaboration? Conscious raising cultural commentary? … Read more »

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