Experience the rich musical sounds of Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas in a lively blend of music, interviews and stories. Host Georges Collinet brings you live music and conversations with some of the biggest names in world music, including Thomas Mapfumo and Youssou N’Dour. Each episode is a worldwide celebration of music with African roots. The show is produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions.

 

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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 vignettes from around the continent and Diaspora that illuminate...
Big Night in Little Haiti is a lively monthly party showcasing top Haitian musical talent in the courtyard of the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. BNLH and our local affiliate WDNA-FM invited Georges Collinet and the Afropop crew down to celebrate our 25th anniversary on public radio. You'll...
In our program "Afropop Live! NYC Musical Metropolis" we featured an excerpt from our interview with Brushy One String, the soulful Jamaican singer/guitarist and Youtube star. In this podcast, we go further, discussing Brushy's past, his goals, and the development of his unique musical style. Along...

Georges Collinet

Georges Collinet, a native of Cameroon in West Africa, is one of the best-known and best-loved broadcasters on the African continent. A warm, relaxed music enthusiast, Collinet worked with African musicians in Paris during the '70s and early '80s, supporting their efforts to retain African roots in their music and to develop a distinctive professional sound.