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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This program features Skype interviews and music from RAM (Haiti), Blaya (Portugal) and BLK JKS (South Africa), and music from Ghana, Cape Verde, C...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In this program we hear from Ayo (Nigerian/Roma/German), Meklit Hadero (Ethiopian-American), Weedie Braimah (Ghanaian-American), La Dame Blanche (C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In this program, we hear extended live tracks from Senegal's Cheikh Lo, also Meklit, Les Amazones D'Afrique and dynamic new sounds from Turkey and ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jerry Rivas, Charlie Aponte, and Papo Rosario of El Gran Combo in 1998, Credit: Ned Sublette
We talk to three of Puerto Rico’s all-time most important bandleaders: Rafael Ithier, founder of El Gran Combo; Quique Lucca, founder of Sonora Pon...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode, we meet the artists, sample their sets, and take in the growing presence of African music at America’s most essential pop music ex...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Producer Morgan Greenstreet follows the trail of West African Vaudou spiritual music to a very unlikely place–Utrecht, Netherlands–for the first ed...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Ethnomusicologist Peter Manuel of the City University of New York shares his ground-breaking research on Indo-Caribbean music in all of its geograp...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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This guitar-focused program presents a series of mostly acoustic sessions with Garifuna star Aurelio Martinez, griot guitar master Aboubacar "Badia...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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In this Hip Deep edition, Afropop producer Wills Glasspeigel heads to South Africa to reveal the story of the inimitable Hugh Tracey, a field recor...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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On a 2018 return visit to the archipelago of Cape Verde, we find all sorts of fresh musical activity, global and local.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:59