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  • blog April 21, 2016

    Concert Review: Gil and Veloso–Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música

    April 20, 2016 Brooklyn, NY ;  Rahav Segev/ / BAM The curtain rose at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on two men with two guitars and two mics each, and a pair of long-stemmed goblets—one with water, one with … Read more »

  • review September 29, 2015


    Throughout his career, Daby Touré has embodied a multicultural approach to music. He was born in Mauritania, raised in Senegal and has lived in Paris since 1989. He sings in Fulani, Soninke, Wolof, French and English, and names pop icons including Michael Jackson, … Read more »

  • blog November 13, 2014

    Come See Abdoulaye Diabate and Banning Eyre in Rhinebeck, NY

    From Mali to Ivory Coast to North America, Abdoulaye Diabaté‘s career is one of collaborations and Afropop is honored to take a place in that lineage. The singer and guitarist’s next collaboration is with Afropop’s own Banning Eyre, as they … Read more »

  • blog August 21, 2014

    Four Essential Baaba Maal Tracks

    Our program “Baaba Maal: Live in NYC”  captures an acoustic live performance from the legendary Senegalese pop star, Baaba Maal. For those looking for more Baaba, Afropop Senior Editor Banning Eyre put together this video playlist of essential songs from his … Read more »

  • interview March 23, 2011

    Habib Koite, Afel Bocoum and Oliver Mtukudzi – 2011

    The 2011 edition of Africa Acoustic has been on tour in March and April. It features Habib Koite and Afel Bocoum of Mali, and Oliver Mtukudzi of Zimbabwe, and five support musicians from their bands. Banning Eyre caught up with … Read more »

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