Watch 'Say', The New Video By Bez

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NYC Event: Man on Ground screening and Q&A with director at BAM

The acclaimed film Man on Ground is showing at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City tonight. Man on Ground is a visceral, intelligent film exploring the relationships and prejudices we have towards Africa and ourselves as Africans. The film follows the London Broker Ade, played by Hakeem Kae-Kazim, who travels to Johannesburg to investigate his missing brother’s whereabouts. When xenophobic riots erupt he is obliged to take […]



AfriPOP! TV: D'Banj Takes New York

AfriPOP! kicked it with D’Banj just hours before his sell-out New York debut. Dressed in a full black and red Addidas tracksuit with white sneakers and a blinging chain, the assured G.O.O.D music  afrobeat star talked about  the pressures of his U.S. debut among other things. “I’m in New York,” he told Yolanda Sangweni. “I’ve been telling everybody that I am going to eat from this Big Apple. I’m just […]


Nneka x AfriPOP! NYC Show Ticket Give-Away

Nneka is playing her first NYC gig this year at the Afrisonore Unplugged series launch next week Friday May the 13th. We’ll be there! And if you’d like the chance to be there too, pop the hood and follow 2 easy steps to win a pair of tickets to this exclusive gig at SOB’s.


Angel Africa Conference in NYC

Social enterprise organization Angel Africa will hold its latest conference on September 25th and September 26th, 2009. The conference will focus on African economic and social intitiatives and include forums on investment in West Africa and social enterprise across the continent. The conference will take place at the Desmond Tutu Center. Early registration ends tonight at 11:59pm EST. Check out registration info here


Blk Jks at NYC's Santos Party House 9/12

South Africa’s Blk Jks have been turning downtown NYC into a mob of blubbering stans with folky, shoegaze rock. They’ll work their magic tomorrow with an epic show at Santos Party House with Wild Yaks and Brooklyn MC Theophilus London with The Fader magazine. Check it out here. Their new album After Robots is currently in stores and you can download their track, “Banna Ba Modimo” at RCRD LBL.


Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew Mixtape

Afro-ragga newbies Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew are getting all up in the NYC mix. They recently rocked Santos Party House and Bajah appeared on a culture panel sponsored by the Wall Street Journal (!!!) with The Roots’ Questlove. Their Kings of Salone mixtape is more of their high-energy dubby African Hip-hop.


Get To Know: 88 Keys

Cameroonian producer breaks new ground by going six feet below on The Death of Adam By Kiki Louya 88 Keys may not be a name you hear very often, but this veteran producer is arguably one of the best kept secrets in the music industry. His jazz-infused instrumentals have laced the tracks of everybody from Mos Def to Consequence to Macy Gray. With his debut album, The Death of Adam, produced by […]


Events: Nollywood NYC

Nollywood NYC hosts film screenings and the cast of Fela! stops by New York’s Boucarou By Gina Jean Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the NollywoodNYC Benefit at Boucarou Lounge in New York’s Lower East Side. “Nollywood” aka Nigerian Hollywood movies have been sweeping the country and entertaining moviegoers for quite a while now. What began as a cobbling of low budget film productions has exploded into a […]


The Listening

AfriPOP! shares tunes with two of music’s most revered crate diggers – Bobbito Garcia and Rich Medina Arriving in South Africa in 2000 was a trip for Bobbito Garcia. (He even tells the folks at friends we love so). Hosting his legendary WCKR Hip-hop radio show with Stretch Armstrong he had some idea about its global reach. But touring with fellow New Yorkers, DJ/producer Mr. Len (Company Flow) and Jean Grae […]