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Afropop Worldwide

with Georges Collinet

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SUNDAY 9:00 am trending_flat 9:59 am
SATURDAY 12:00 pm trending_flat 12:59 pm

Afropop Worldwide is a Peabody award-winning, weekly, world music radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African diaspora.

Hosted by one of Africa’s best-loved broadcast personalities, Georges Collinet, and produced by Sean Barlow, the radio show is currently distributed by PRX to over 100 stations in the U.S., as well as stations in Europe and Africa.

In 1988, Afropop was launched by NPR as a weekly series. It was the first of its kind and, almost 30 years later, the program has expanded its vision to include the music and cultures that encompass the entire African diaspora. The program is still the standard for both the curious and the connoisseur, and takes listeners to dynamic music capitals such as Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Havana, Cuba; Salvador de Bahia, Brazil; New York and Paris. Listeners meet the leading stars as well as emerging artists. Live concert recordings of world-class artists such as Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Cesaria Evora, Gilberto Gil, Baaba Maal, Kanda Bongo Man and others are featured on the program.

Made possible through a partnership with PRX

 


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Greyline Station & Market
101 W. Loudon Ave., Ste 180
Lexington, KY 40508

MAILING ADDRESS

RADIOLEX
PO Box 526
Lexington, KY 40588-0526

CONTACT US

Main Phone: 859.721.5688
WLXU Studio Phone: 859.721.5690
WLXL Studio Phone: 859.721.5699

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