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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Caption: Eme Awa and Michael Shereikis at AFI
GC's DJ Roadshow with WOWD's Jolly Papa Radio

  • Added: Feb 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In this program we salute a towering career in global music, with insights from Michael Veal, co-author of Tony Allen’s autobiography. Produced by ...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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As Egyptians struggle to forge a new, post-revolution identity, some will look to traditions.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This program features highlights and interviews from Pongo (Angola), Neuza (Cape Verde), Lucas Santana (Brazil), Bandé Gamboa (Guinea-Bissau/Cape V...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In 'I Am The Upsetter: The Sonic Innovation of Lee 'Scratch' Perry,' producer David Katz, who is Perry's authorized biographer, draws on archive in...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This program ventures into corners of Africa we rarely hear from, guided by adventurous field recordists and crate diggers.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Robert Farris Thompson
One of the spiritual fathers of Afropop Worldwide has joined the ancestors.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
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Georges Collinet and Banning Eyre close out 2021 with a wide ranging tour through music that touched them in 2021, and a look ahead at 2022.

  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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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 22, 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 13, 2021
  • Length: 58:59