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Playlist: 1pm-9pm shift

Compiled By: Caelan McPherson

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Afropop Worldwide (Series)

Produced by Afropop Worldwide

Most recent piece in this series:

875: Breaking into Afrobeats, 5/23/2024

From Afropop Worldwide | Part of the Afropop Worldwide series | 59:00


On "Breaking Into Afrobeats" Georges Collinet and Lagos-based producer producer FayFay, shed light on the challenges faced by aspiring artists in the Afrobeats music industry in Nigeria. This episode introduces listeners to emerging talents like Romi, Bayanni, Boy Spyce, Lady Donli, Young John and Kidd Carder - highlighting their journeys, obstacles, and aspirations.
Through interviews and music, "Breaking Into Afrobeats" offers a glimpse into the diverse experiences and challenges faced by emerging artists in the Afrobeats industry. It highlights the financial hurdles, unscrupulous practices, and gender disparities that exist in the industry. The episode also emphasizes the importance of being a timeless creative, making music that can resonate for years to come. With a focus on talent, perseverance, and the power of social media - this episode showcases the dreams and aspirations of these artists, aiming to inspire listeners and promote a deeper understanding of the global phenomenon that is Afrobeats.

This American Life (Series)

Produced by This American Life

Most recent piece in this series:

831: Lists!!!, 5/24/2024

From This American Life | Part of the This American Life series | :00

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American Routes (Series)

Produced by American Routes

Most recent piece in this series:

24-21: Philadelphia Sounds , 5/22/2024

From American Routes | Part of the American Routes series | :00

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