Articles tagged afropop

“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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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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