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The Mighty Amazon

The Mighty Amazon
2 years, 11 months ago The Mighty Amazon The Amazon has long been a mystery to Brazil. Located far from the centers of business and power in the nation's South-East, the jungle provinces of the Brazilian North have long been ignored by the nation at large. But recently, ... The Mighty Amazo

Proving the Bubu Myth: Janka Nabay, War and Witchcraft in ...

Proving the Bubu Myth: Janka Nabay, War and Witchcraft in Sierra Leone
3 years ago On Sierra Leone's independence day in late April, musicians descend upon Freetown from rural villages to participate in parades and celebrations throughout the city, traversing and joining diverse neighborhoods together with the sound of processional ... On Sierra Leon

Rio 1- Samba at the Dawn of Modern Brazil Podcast

Rio 1\u002D Samba at the Dawn of Modern Brazil Podcast
3 years ago In part one of our Hip Deep Brazil series, we travel back in time to Rio de Janeiro in the early 20th century to explore the birth of Brazil’s most iconic sound: samba. Beginning with the arrival of poor nordestinos in the city after the end of slavery in ... In part

Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014

Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014
3 years ago [APWW PGM #689} World Cup mania continues in Brazil. The games are a source of great national pride, as well as bitter dissent due to the fact that billions were spent on stadiums, rather than schools, hospitals and public transport. What does the music ... [APWW PGM

Rumba Para Bebo

Rumba Para Bebo
3 years, 1 month ago The legendary Cuban pianist / bandleader / composer Ramón "Bebo" Valdés used to say, el día que me muera, no quiero lloradera. Que toquen una rumba, que tomen ron y coman chocolate, y que toquen mi música más bailable. The day I die, I don’t want weeping. ... The

Hip Deep Ghana 2 Podcast: Gospel in Modern Accra

Hip Deep Ghana 2 Podcast: Gospel in Modern Accra
3 years, 1 month ago While other forms of music have switched to digital production, gospel remains as the arena for live music, and as the most popular form of live performance in the city of Accra. In this web exclusive podcast, we explore Ghanaian gospel's popularity in a ... While othe

Afropop Worldwide Summer 2014 Concert Previews PODCAST

Afropop Worldwide Summer 2014 Concert Previews PODCAST
3 years, 1 month ago Summer is always the most active season for African and Diaspora touring artists. We'll clue you into what we think are the best. So wherever you are, enjoy the fun fun fun free open air concerts at Central Park SummerStage, Celebrate Brooklyn, Nuits ... Summer is alwa

Podcast: Kickin' It In Cabo Verde

Podcast: Kickin\u0027 It In Cabo Verde
3 years, 1 month ago Cabo Verde (also known as Cape Verde) is undeniably a music powerhouse. Despite its small size (population 500,000), the West African archipelago is the third-largest country in music sales in the “World” market by some estimations. That’s why the islands ... Cabo

Live from Bongoland: The Story of Tanzania's Music Economy

Live from Bongoland: The Story of Tanzania\u0027s Music Economy
3 years, 2 months ago In the 70's and 80's, the east African nation of Tanzania was home to one of the continent's greatest music scenes. But you wouldn't know from the recorded evidence. Join us for this Hip Deep Edition of Afropop Worldwide, as we explore how Tanzania ... In the 70's and

The Money Show

The Money Show
3 years, 3 months ago APWW PGM #685 Every day, money changes hands in Ghanaian cedi, South African rand, and Brazilian reals as music is created, traded, performed, purchased, and pirated. In this episode we look at the business side of African music, through a series of ... APWW PGM #685