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  • blog July 31, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Yemi Alade at Playstation Theater

    The famed Nigerian singer/songwriter, Yemi Alade, will be performing at the Playstation Theater, located at 1515 Broadway, on Sat., Aug. 5! She released her last album, Mama Africa, in 2016 and released a follow-up EP entitled Mama Afrique in June of this year.  Two of our Afropop Worldwide listeners will have the chance to see this show for free by entering our ticket giveaway! Read more »

  • program June 15, 2017

    African Music at the Crossroads

    Afropop producer Banning Eyre takes us on a surprise-filled tour of his 30-some years of covering African music. Through conversations with Georges Collinet and producer/agent/DJ Rab Bakari, the program reflects on how the world, the music, the culture and the … Read more »

  • blog April 26, 2017

    Your Chance to See Mokoomba with Afropop!

    You are invited to join Afropop for a special evening with the electrifying, continent-spanning Zimbabwean powerhouse group Mokoomba at Subrosa on May 3. Afropop’s Banning Eyre calls Mokoomba “the most impressive band Zimbabwe has produced in recent memory.” Read a … Read more »

  • blog April 4, 2017

    Salif Keita Live at New York’s Town Hall

    It is always an occasion when Mali’s most renowned popular singer Salif Keita comes to town. His first visit to New York in three years drew a nearly full house to Town Hall on Sat., April 1, presented by the … Read more »

  • review March 28, 2017

    République Amazone

    Any time West African divas ranging from Benin’s superstar Angelique Kidjo to Kandia Kouyaté, perhaps the greatest living female griot (jelimuso) of Mali; to Mariam Doumbia of Amadou and Mariam; to younger mavericks like Mamani Keita and Nneka of Nigeria, … Read more »

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