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Afropop Worldwide
Friday 10 p.m.

Music with an African influence from around the world.

  • Fri. 2/22 10p: Singer, composer and bandleader Joe Cuba passed. We honor him with this encore portrait of bugalu, also variously described as "Latin…
  • Fri. 2/8 10p: This Hip Deep episode picks up the story of Zimbabwe's most consequential popular singer in 1980, when the country celebrated its…
  • Fri. 12/14 10p: The 27 year-long Angolan civil war was also an international crossroads of the Cold War, involving Cuba, the Soviet Union, Zaire, South…
  • Fri. 11/23 10p: To make this unprecedented program, producer Ned Sublette traveled to Mbanza-Kongo, the ancient seat of the Kongo empire located in…
  • Fri. 11/2 10p: A vast, new world of DJs, record collectors and producers are going to far reaches of the Earth to find forgotten records and new styles of…
  • Fri. 9/28 10p: Join producer Ned Sublette on the streets of Angola’s big, smoggy, oil-booming capital city of Luanda. Peace came to Angola in 2002 after…
  • Fri. 9/21 10p: Special edition of our travels to Mali's legendary Festival in the Desert from 2003.At the this time when Mali marks its independence…
  • A vast, new world of DJs, record collectors and producers are going to far reaches of the Earth to find forgotten records and new styles of music. Their…
  • Fri. 7/22 at 10pm: It's no secret that the distant roots of American jazz lay in Africa. But how did Afro-America's revolutionary sound reshape African…