Afropop Classic
Remembering Fela
Afropop Classic October 11, 2018
Remembering Fela
Contemporary Nigerian artists and others recall the man, the music and the legacy of Nigeria's greatest musician.
The Festival In Fes: World Sacred Music Festival, Revisited
Afropop Classic August 16, 2018
The Festival In Fes: World Sacred Music Festival, Revisited
This spring, Afropop returned to Fes, Morocco, for the 23rd annual World Sacred Music Festival, a sumptuous spread of music from across the globe that blurs the boundaries of what is sacred.
The Gqom Generation of Durban, South Africa
Afropop Classic July 19, 2018
The Gqom Generation of Durban, South Africa
There's an exciting new sound exploding in Durban, South Africa: Gqom! In this program, we explore the music and meet the young generation of artists creating it.
Afropop at 30: Live in the '90s
Afropop Classic January 25, 2018
Afropop at 30: Live in the '90s
As Afropop turns 30, we take a stroll down memory lane to enjoy some of the extraordinary live recordings we brought to the public radio community in the 1990s including Thione Seck in Dakar, Gerardo Nunez in New York, Abdel Aziz el Mubarak in London, Lobi Traore in Bamako, a carnival comparsa in Cuba and David Rudder in New York. Co-hosted by Georges Collinet, Siji Awoyinka, and Sean Barlow.
Time Travel Through Afro-Paris
Afropop Classic January 18, 2018
Time Travel Through Afro-Paris
Paris has been one of the most important incubators of African music on the planet. On this program, we look back on 30 years of adventures with African music in Paris.
Santo Domingo Blues: The Story of Bachata
Afropop Classic January 4, 2018
Santo Domingo Blues: The Story of Bachata
Alex Wolfe, director of the film "Santo Domingo Blues: The Story of Bachata" brings us live ambience and stories of bachata stars Luis Vargas, Antony Santos, Luis Segura, Adridia Ventura.
Ghana: Celebration Sounds
Afropop Classic December 28, 2017
Ghana: Celebration Sounds
In hard times and boom times, people in Ghana know how to party. In this program, we hear the regional pop and neotraditional music that animates festivals, funerals and community celebrations across the county.
The (New) Sound Of Afro Paris
Afropop Classic December 21, 2017
The (New) Sound Of Afro Paris
In this program, we explore the new "Afropolitan" sounds of Paris, from concert halls to studios, from the heart of the city to immigrant neighborhoods in the banlieues.
Stocking Stuffers 2017
Afropop Classic December 7, 2017
Stocking Stuffers 2017
It's time once again for Georges Collinet and Banning Eyre to spin through our favorite African and African diaspora releases of the year.
Cuts from the Crypt III
Afropop Classic November 30, 2017
Cuts from the Crypt III
Back in the day, host Georges Collinet and producer Sean Barlow (A.K.A. Prince Segue Segue) dragged stacks of vinyl all over the country to deejay for station-produced Afropop Dance Parties. We'll dig into the past to retrieve some of our favorite gems from the Congo, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Brazil and Cote d'Ivoire.
A Brief History of Funk
Afropop Classic November 23, 2017
A Brief History of Funk
Funk is a perennial favorite. In this panoramic history of the grooviest of genres, we hear track after track of absolute boogie-down classics.
Afropop Live! 2017
Afropop Classic November 16, 2017
Afropop Live! 2017
Here’s Afropop’s annual roundup of great live recordings we’ve captured over the past year but haven't found time to air.
Off the Beaten Track in Malawi and Burkina Faso
Afropop Classic August 3, 2017
Off the Beaten Track in Malawi and Burkina Faso
This program ventures into corners of Africa we hear from rarely, guided by adventurous field recordists and crate diggers.
Juju Jubilee!
Afropop Classic September 10, 2015
Juju Jubilee!

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