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  • blog April 11, 2014

    Featured Artists: Afropop Live! NYC, Musical Metropolis

    To give you a closer look at the musicians who played such fantastic live performances in Afropop Live!, we bring you more information and videos about our featured artists. Check it out! Yasmine Hamdan Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan has crafted … Read more »

  • review April 8, 2014

    Ya Nass

    Yasmine Hamdan’s music has never been tied down by time or place. Soapkills, the band she led with her then-husband, built from the blueprint of American and British alternative music of the ’90s to create a unique style that was well … Read more »

  • blog January 15, 2014

    globalFEST 2014 in Photos

    We had a great time at this year’s globalFEST, enjoying about a month’s worth of outstanding concerts in the span of a couple of hours. Check a few photos of the night’s festivities taken by Afropop senior editor Banning Eyre- … Read more »

  • blog October 15, 2013

    Wadi‘ al-Safi Obituary

    Wadi‘ al-Safi, known as the “Voice of Lebanon,” has passed away at the age of 91 on October 11. Al-Safi, a singer, songwriter, oud player and actor was renowned in Lebanon, the Lebanese diaspora, and the Arab world as a … Read more »

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