Brandi Fullwood is a multimedia producer for The World's Future Folk collaboration with the Smithsonian Folklife Center.
Exploring Sudan Archives through the Smithsonian Archives.
A deep dive into the 'K' in K-pop and traditional Korean music.
Leading Pakistani human rights activist lawyer Asma Jahangir died on Sunday in Lahore. But her influence continues.
Lykanthea nestles comfortably in the electronic-ambient genre. But she's begun to add traces of her childhood training in Carnatic music.
Former bass player, Bakithi Kumalo, remembers late legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela.
RIYL, or recommended if you like, helps us understand tropes in genres like folk music. It's not perfect in this case, but the slight similarities in Beatriz and Stambul Naturil come out after a deep listen.
There was a lot of great music released in 2017. The World host Marco Werman, director April Peavey and FutureFolk producer Brandi Fullwood all picked some of their favorite albums.
Algodón Egipcio’s “La Estrella Irregular” is an electronic-pop lullaby that explores a medley of dreamy, bright and chopping tropical sounds. But the song also gives a poetic and experienced perspective on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.
The Congolese collective KOKOKO! repurposes typewriters, coffee cans, CPUs and more to create afropop-infused experimental music.
MC Afrikan Boy, Olushola Ajose, returns with his latest track, "Wot it Do?" It’s a danceable, club-ready track that aims to bring people to the dance floor.