Afropop Worldwide

Saturday, 11-12 a.m.
Georges Collinet

 Afropop Worldwide is a radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African diaspora. Hosted by one of Africa’s best-loved broadcast personalities, Georges Collinet, the radio show is currently distributed to over 115 stations in the U.S., as well as stations in Europe and Africa. The program is still the standard for both the curious and the connoisseur, and takes listeners to dynamic music capitals such as Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Havana, Cuba; Salvador de Bahia, Brazil; New York and Paris.  

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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:36am
    Lime-soaked chili. A sprig of coriander. Ginger, garlic, fresh seabass and Peruvian funk all blended into a magical, mouth-watering hybrid of music and food. Tiger’s Milk Records is housed in London’s Soho restaurant, Ceviche, where a curatorial crew concerned with good ... Read more »
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00am
    It’s been a minute since Afropop last checked in on raï, the genre that grew from Oran shantytowns to become the sound of the masses throughout North Africa. Our Hip Deep program “The Story of Rai” explored the genre’s beginnings ... Read more »
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:51pm
    Slavery was legal in Brazil for almost 400 years. From the early 1500s until the practice was abolished there in 1888, some 4.5 million African men and women were shipped across the Atlantic to Portuguese settlements in the Amazon, where ... Read more »
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 1:56pm
    Raja Kassis, born in Beirut, Lebanon, is an excellent guitarist with years of experience as a sideman in NYC’s African music scene. Raja is about to release his first album as a leader, HUMANBEING, out Sept. 9  on Ropeadope Records. ... Read more »
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 12:59pm
    Fuse ODG is set to release new single in October called “T.I.N.A.” featuring Angel, off his debut album, also named T.I.N.A. Luckily for his fans, it’s already on Soundcloud, and generating plenty of interest: Fuse ODG is a relatively new artist, ... Read more »