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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60 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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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
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Afropop returns to Dakar, Senegal to catch up with the latest in that country's dominant music style, the bracing, dynamic genre known as mbalax.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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In this program, we look back at our conversations with Tuku going back to our first visit to Zimbabwe in 1988, and hear his wonderful music at var...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This is a remarkable journey among the forest people of the Central African Republic

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Salegy may be the most popular dance music of Madagascar. It’s a churning, harmonious groove with spine-stiffening vocal harmonies that emerged fro...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Overlooked and marginalized in the complex world of Congolese pop music, groups like Konono No 1 and Kisanzi Congo are reaching the world thanks to...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode, we visit Panama, a little-known musical treasure trove. Here on the isthmus, music from around the Americas mixed together in a un...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This edition of Afropop Worldwide's Hip Deep will profile forro creator Luiz Gonzaga--from the wanderlust that led him from his rural birthplace in...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59