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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156 Pieces

"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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The Afro-Roots Fest is Florida’s state-wide celebration of Africa’s global musical heritage.

  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: :00
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The Plena has a history as a sung newspaper and in recent years “bomba,” an older form of Afro-Puerto Rican music has taken on a more political ton...

  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
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On this program, Georges Collinet welcomes co-host Béco Dranoff in Brazil.

  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Salegy may be the most popular dance music of Madagascar. It’s a churning, harmonious groove with spine-stiffening vocal harmonies that emerged fro...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In this program we survey African musicians reinterpreting each other’s songs, as well as songs from far outside their traditions.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This program explores the evolution of sound system culture, from the Jamaican genesis of the 1940s to its gradual impact on diaspora communities, ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Ebo Taylor
This Hip Deep edition, based on field work in Ghana, tells the story of how highlife turned into Afro-funk.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Steve Rogers
In this episode, we trace the history of country music in Kenya, dating back to the 1920s and 30s when local populations first heard Jimmie Rodgers...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
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On this program, we attend the FEMUA festival and hear the sounds and stories of Abidjan’s cultural and commercial renaissance. Produced by Elodie ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This program focuses on four female artists whose music is full of challenging messages for a challenged world.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 59:00