Synopsis

Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.

Recent Episode(s)

Jun 17, 2021

835 AfroJam

We jam to cool new releases by Jupiter & Okwess, Toots (RIP) & the Maytals, Dobet Gnahore, Khaira Arby (RIP), Adekunle Gold, Tiwa Savage, WizK…
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Jun 10, 2021

Hip Deep Angola Part 4: The Cuban Intervention In Angola

The 27 year-long Angolan civil war was also an international crossroads of the Cold War as well as a regional resource war, involving Cuba, the Soviet…
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Jun 3, 2021

Encounter With The Ancestors

For over 10 years, Eric Nelson Efa and members of his association, the Azania Way Culture, have crisscrossed almost half of Cameroon's 10 regions: the…
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May 27, 2021

The Panama Beat

Central America, a narrow, mountainous, and largely impoverished stretch of land spanning seven countries, is a surprising and underexposed Latin Amer…
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May 20, 2021

833 Afro Roots Fest 2021

Miami’s Afro Roots Fest is back on stage at the North Miami Beach Bandshell. Mostly. The 2021 edition featured live performances by Afro-Nicaraguan…
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May 13, 2021

Hip Deep Angola, Part 3: A Spiritual Journey to Mbanza-Kongo

To make this unprecedented program, producer Ned Sublette traveled to Mbanza-Kongo, the ancient seat of the Kongo empire located in present-day northe…
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May 6, 2021

The Money Show

The Money Show Every day, money changes hands in Ghanaian cedi, South African rand, and Brazilian real as music is created, traded, performed, purcha…
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Apr 29, 2021

Dakar Muse

"Dakar Muse" takes us to one of the most exciting musical cities in Africa. We'll meet young stars on the Mbalax scene, Senegal's national music, incl…
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Apr 22, 2021

831 Nairobi Roars

The Kenyan capital is roaring into the 2020s. On this program singer/songwriter/producer Eric Wainaina introduces us to a rising cadre of artists rock…
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Apr 15, 2021

Punk In Africa

When you think punk, a few locations tend to come to mind- New York, London, LA. But Durban? Jo’Burg? South Africa? In this program, we are taking…
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