Afropop Worldwide - Africa Now!

Join us for a whirlwind tour to hear the hottest artists in Lagos, Accra, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Jo’burg and Cairo.

Produced by Sean Barlow with assistance from Jesse Brent, Morgan Greenstreet, Ferida Jawad, Atane Ofiaja, Ben Richmond and Biranne Sahr. (Source)

Yacouba Sissoko

2 views of Yacouba Sissoko, one of the premier kora players in the world. Sissoko was born into a djeli (griot) family in Kita, Mali. He is continuing a family tradition that goes back many generations and centuries.

Femi Kuti is Coming to Brooklyn in June

The incomparable afrobeat maestro Femi Kuti returns to NYC with The Positive Force to headline back-to-back shows at Brooklyn Bowl on Wednesday, June 10 and Thursday, June 11.

I will be on hand to take photos of Femi and the band at the Wednesday night show. Click here for more info on the back-to-back shows.

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