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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113 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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Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian musical giants have long enjoyed the spotlight, yet throughout Latin America there are other black enclaves producing...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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A vast, new world of DJs, record collectors and producers are going to far reaches of the Earth to find forgotten records and new styles of music.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2021
  • Length: :00
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Combining historical, religious, literary and musical passions, Umm Kulthum inspired an enduring sense of Egyptian national pride and left a legacy...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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For all those stuck at home or stressed out during these uncertain times, here’s an hour of uplifting music from Mali, Cuba and South Africa.

  • Added: Dec 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In their annual tradition, Georges Collinet and Banning Eyre take stock of the year’s offerings, covering an ever-growing array of styles and artis...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Nigeria is today the undisputed powerhouse of African pop music. Call it Naija Pop, Afrobeats, Afropop or what have you. The likes of Burna Boy, Wi...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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While widely overlooked internationally for their music, over the past 20 years Batswana have steadily built a diverse and fruitful local scene tha...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Tego Calderón
In this episode we speak with Latin and Caribbean music scholars and social workers to break down the racist and sexist undertones of the genre's c...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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This program explores the unprecedented hybrids of samba, rap, reggae and Afrobeat coming together in this São Paulo, Brazil - disrupting the statu...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:59