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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172 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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Producer Ned Sublette speaks with ethnomusicologist Amanda Villepastour, language technician Tunde Adegbola, and drummer Kenneth Schweitzer about h...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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There are no high-profile mixes of recent Tunisian underground dance music from hip DJs, and no young Algerian musicians with major distribution de...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In this program we trace the history and legacy of this joyous and surprising music with field work in Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Mali.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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The program features new and classic music, the words of Nigerian scholars, musicians, activists and veterans of the late '60s Biafran War, conclud...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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This program in our Hip Deep series was produced in collaboration with African music scholar Gerhard Kubik, allowing a rare opportunity to delve in...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Youssou N'Dour embarked on an historic tour performing his Grammy Award-winning Egypt project.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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This Hip Deep program examines the intriguing variety of Muslim "Andalusian" music traditions, especially in Morocco, Algeria, and Syria.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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In the first of a three-part look at the musical legacy of Andalusia, this program presents period recreations of medieval Spanish music and consi...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Some countries are embedded in our collective memory for their trademark rhythms--samba for Brazil, rumba for Cuba, Afrobeat for Nigeria, mbalax fo...

  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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When we talk about the influence of American performers on African music, we usually think about a few obvious examples, legends like Michael Jacks...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:00