Articles tagged afropop

Slice of Life: Sinkane Lives it Up With His Latest Work, ‘Life & Livin It’

Sinkane’s counterintuitive approach to making (and performing) his music forces his roots to show unabashedly in ways that are almost punkishly defiant.

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Alsarah and the Nubatones: Manara

Alsarah and the Nubatones blend classic Afropop and subtle electronic sounds to write a bold, beautiful new page in contemporary African music.

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Dawda Jobarteh: Transitional Times

The West African kora goes from classical to cosmic on Dawda Jobarteh's brilliant sophomore release.

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“At the Service of the Song”: A Conversation with Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo speaks with conviction and humour about the major issues that drive her, such as the promotion of African music, the education of women, and our shared destiny as a people.

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Blitz the Ambassador: Native Sun

Blitz the Ambassador combines the sound of Africa and hip-hop with a message that stretches across borders, languages and cultures.

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Hugh Masekela: 26 June 2011 - New York

Hugh Masekela is still a commanding yet gentle presence behind his brilliant flugelhorn.

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The World Is All There Is: An Interview with Fool’s Gold

Rising Afropop titans Fool's Gold are bringing a unique cultural heritage to rock music: singing in Hebrew, changing their lineup with virtually every performance, and having one hell of a time shattering conventions ...

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24 Aug 2009 // 10:00 PM

Baaba Maal: Television

Singing has never been Baaba Maal's problem. Finding something interesting for the voice to do is more of a challenge.

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8 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Erol Josué: Régléman

There's a gravity to Régeléman that becomes immediately deepened and explicable when you realise that the Haitian singer is being religious.

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Players Lose Control in ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

// Moving Pixels

"This is an interactive story in which players don’t craft the characters, we just control them.

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