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  • interview March 1, 2017

    The Fight Against Forgetting: A Conversation with Matt Temple from Matsuli Music

    Matt Temple is the founder of Matsuli Music, a boutique record label which specializes in vinyl reissues of rare and classic South African Afro-jazz albums. As part of the research for our radio show on the vinyl reissue market, Reissued: … Read more »

  • blog November 23, 2016

    Dreaming Zenzile: A Modern Opera by Somi

    News outlets like Okayafrica and Deadline have reported that a new biopic on the dynamic life of the late South African singer Miriam Makeba is in the works. Details regarding the title of the film or the release date are … Read more »

  • blog September 23, 2016

    Video: Jomion and the Uklos on B-Side

    On Thurs., Sept. 15, Afropop Worldwide’s Banning Eyre appeared on BRIC TV for an exclusive live in-studio performance and interview with Jomion and the Uklos. Jomion and the Uklos is a family band from Benin, West Africa, led by Samuel “Jomion” … Read more »

  • blog May 1, 2014

    Free Summer Concert Lineups Announced

    Summer’s almost here! Almost, ’cause it is still pretty cold and rainy in NYC right now. But, hypothetical warm weather aside, one of the best things about summer in NYC is the host of concerts available throughout the city. And … Read more »

  • video December 17, 2013

    Hip Deep Ghana! Video Teaser

    When Afropop went to Ghana this last spring, we did a lot more than just record music.  Senior Producers Banning Eyre and Sean Barlow also rolled with a video camera, recording hundreds of hours of music and interviews, including intimate … Read more »

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