Afropop Worldwide

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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York

"Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.

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Special episodes from Peabody Award-winning weekly program Afropop Worldwide, focusing on music from Africa and the African diaspora.

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"Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora. NOTE: This program is available to PRI affiliates. For more information please email memberships@prx.org.

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On today’s edition, “Afropop Jam,” we’ll groove on cool new releases by artists from Congo, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Martinique, Cuba and more.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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After the pandemic forced it to go virtual for a year, the WOMEX world music expo was back in 2021 for its 27th edition in Porto, Portugal.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2021
  • Length: :00
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In Jamaican patois, “mi yard” means “my home,” and many songs, proverbs and colloquialisms hinge on the word “yard.” More even than the music itsel...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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In this program, we look back at our conversations with Tuku going back to our first visit to Zimbabwe in 1988, and hear his wonderful music at var...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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The New York Sound of Latin Music demonstrates how the metropolis transformed the music.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Inspired by Jamaica’s dancehall music from the 90s and early 2000s, Zimbabwean dancehall music (Zimdancehall) started out as an underground subcult...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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The overlooked pre-history of flamenco is explored in Miguel Angel Rosales’s groundbreaking film Gurumbé. In this program, we meet Rosales and lear...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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Nigeria is today the undisputed powerhouse of African pop music. Call it Naija Pop, Afrobeats, Afropop or what have you. The likes of Burna Boy, Wi...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Through a patchwork of stories, soundscapes, and fresh musical releases, we hear more about this unique and strange place that came to host and gen...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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In this episode we hear the man, the music and the remembrances of those whose lives were changed by his extraordinary generosity.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2021
  • Length: 59:00