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: Portrait of a young black woman, seated, holding nine string banjo, Credit: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
We trace the history of this most American of instruments from its ancestors in West Africa through the Caribbean and American South and into the p...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode we hear the man, the music and the remembrances of those whose lives were changed by his extraordinary generosity.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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In this program, we take the pulse of Toronto’s African scene through music and interviews with Kofi, Emanuel, Blandine, Fantahun and many more.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: King Tubby in Graffiti, Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/niecieden/480548335
IN “THE GORGON, THE ORIGINATOR AND THE DUB MASTER,” WE EXPLORE THE INDELIBLE CHANGES BROUGHT TO BEAR BY PRODUCER BUNNY “STRIKER” LEE, DEEJAY U ROY ...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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In this program we sample recordings from the 2021 box set Changüí: The Sound of Guantánamo, and hear from Gianluca Tramontana, the man who made th...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Senegal’s Orchestra Baobab turns 50 this year. We’re celebrating by looking back at their origins in a Dakar nightclub, their rise, break-up and se...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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The Kenyan capital is roaring into the 2020s. On this program singer/songwriter/producer Eric Wainaina introduces us to a rising cadre of artists r...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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On March 6, 1971, a group of some of the top musicians from the United States – Ike & Tina Turner, Wilson Pickett, The Staples Singers, and more – ...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: For The Cameroon-Cuba Connection, we talk to Georges Mbele, a nganga (healer) in the spiritual tradition of the Batanga people of south Cameroon, seen here in the sacred grove where the healing ceremonies take place., Credit: Ivor Miller (2021)
Dr. Ivor Miller shares with Georges Collinet and Ned Sublette his decades of research into the roots of Cuban Abakuá in Cameroon.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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On this program, Georges Collinet welcomes co-host Béco Dranoff in Brazil.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 59:00