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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67 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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Caption: Sidiki Diabate
On this program, we attend the Festival des Musiques Urbaines d’Anoumabo ( FEMUA) in the Abidjan district of Anoumabo - and hear the sounds and sto...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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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 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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This program explores some of the complex and shifting dynamics of neocolonialism, cultural ownership and audience in the African vinyl market.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Afropop goes to Miami to enjoy highlights from the 21st annual Afro Roots Fest at the North Beach Bandshell.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Georges Collinet and Banning Eyre put a new twist on their traditional year-end program. Instead of looking back on the year and the decade, they l...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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DJ Crew Zona Libre take a break from throwing genre-defying parties and producing their own live events and podcasts to team up with Afropop for an...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We look into the rise and mysterious fall of the funky Bajan spouge beat which ruled the island in the ’70s, and discover a few underground musicia...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • 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 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Produced in São Luís, Brazil by David Katz, this program explores how reggae became embedded in São Luís’ consciousness, cutting across boundaries ...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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In this musical exposé Afropop producer Saxon Baird susses out the often overlooked NYC Jamaican music scene with interviews from some of its bigge...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58