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Afropop Worldwide
Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 181 ratings
I am so glad that I stumbled on to this pod cast, a lot of memories and excellent music. Wow that was salsa music. I miss the sounds, originally from the Bronx, I use to sneak into the Hunts Point Palace and Tropicoro and Cheetah, and enjoyed these same hits, the 60’s and 70’s to me were the best...Read full review »
Sunny in Connecticut via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/13/20
No more new Shows?
Love love love afropop worldwide, but the last Show available on iTunes Podcast is the one from 3.October. Are you not uploading on ITunes anymore? Miss the new Shows 😢😢
Mariamma via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 11/13/19
Found again
I used to listen on WDET in Detroit, Michigan in the 1980’s and I’d make cassette tapes to send to my sister in Oklahoma where they had nothing like this. Thanks for making these podcasts so we can listen again!
Arrarás via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/19/19
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