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  • February 1, 2016

    “State of Emergency” Playlist

    Playlist of songs heard on the “State of Emergency” Hip Deep program. Big Youth, “Political Confusion” Jackie Mittoo and Soul Vendors, “Drum Song” (instrumental) Al T Joe, “Independence Time Is Here” Roland Alphonso “Adam’s Apple” (instrumental) Baba Brooks, “Country Town” … Read more »

  • July 6, 2013

    Essential Afro-Funk Reissues and Compilations

    In the past decade, there has been a growth of music lovers with big, hungry ears ready to gobble up all the classic Afro-funk and Afrobeat from West Africa they can get their lobes around. While we aren’t sure whether … Read more »

  • July 15, 2011

    Discography: Reimagining Jazz in Africa

    The Jazz Epistles – The Jazz Epistles Kora Jazz Band & Guests – Kora Jazz Band & Guests Hugh Masekela – The Lasting Impressions of Ooga Booga Mulatu Astatke – Ethiopiques Vol. 4 (eithiojazz) KanDJi – NA Jack Dejohnette & … Read more »

  • January 30, 2009

    Discography: The Mandé Diaspora In New York City, Part 1

    Here is a list of albums heard in Afropop Worldwide’s The Mandé Diaspora In New York CIty, Part 1: Balla Tounkara, Balla Kouyate “Malifoly” (Self Produced 2002) Abdoulaye “Djoss” Diabaté “Sara” (Completely Nuts Records 2009) Foday Musa Suso “The Dreamtime” … Read more »

  • March 6, 2008

    Discography: Sudan: A Musical History

    Much of the music on this program was either recorded by Afropop Worldwide, or gathered through non-commercial sources. Surprisingly little Sudanese music is available on the international market, but here are a few good leads, and hopefully, more in the … Read more »

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