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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A round up of the great live music we saw at the World Music Expo and elsewhere in 2018.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Casting the net deep and wide, Banning and Georges spin new records by our old favorites, the freshest cuts from new artists and reissues that have...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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From an interview with the pioneering feminist Calypso Rose, to a homegrown music scene outside Lisbon, to the story of a mysterious kidnapping of ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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The Nile Project is an ambitious and imaginative attempt to bring about better stewardship of one of the world’s longest rivers by fostering collab...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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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 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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For this program, "Sounds Like Brooklyn," we stay closer to home, tracing a hidden music economy of CD vendors in bodegas, copy shops and food mark...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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For this Hip Deep edition, Afropop digs into the close-knit scene, talking to dancers, producers, MCs, and managers from over 30 years of bounce, a...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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On this program we speak with and hear recent music from a wide range of African and diasporic artists in Sweden, and get context from ethnomusicol...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In this program, we hear from current day Nigerians from multiple generations and genres—fuji, juju, hip-hop (Afrobeats) and highlife—on how they r...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00