Sunday nights @ 9:00 pm
Hosted by Georges Colline
Afropop LOGO Black"Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.

Hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon and produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions, "Afropop Worldwide" draws on an unprecedented array of reporters, artists and cultural guides to present an hour that is authoritative, comprehensive and hugely entertaining.

Says "Billboard" Editor-inChief Timothy White, "Serving as both keen entertainers and astute explainers in their programming of the absolute best of world music, the people behind 'Afropop Worldwide' do a job that is impossible to overpraise."

"Afropop Worldwide" is the definitive source for the roots and branches of Africa's enormous musical tree.

Afropop Worldwide can be heard Sunday nights at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the go - download the FREE KRCB mobile app from the App Store & Google Play!

Afropop Worldwide

  • October 04, 2019

    Luiz Gonzaga The King of Baiao on Afropop Worldwide – Sunday at 9pm

    Sweet accordion riffs, the steady twang of the triangle, and the off-beat pounding of the zabumba drum make forro a favorite for all Brazilians. The infectious tunes and syncopated beats have been described as "a mixture of ska with polka in overdrive." This edition of Afropop Worldwide's Hip Deep…
  • September 27, 2019

    A Hip Deep Portrait of King Sunny Ade on Afropop Worldwide – Sunday at 9pm

    King Sunny Ade was, in many ways, the inspiration for what would become Afropop Worldwide. And he was by no means an inspiration only to us! Many fans in America first got hooked on Afropop (and African music in general) through the landmark 1982-83 tour by King Sunny Ade and his African Beats: The…
  • September 06, 2019

    Randy Weston:A Jazz Life with the African Ancestors on Afropop Worldwide – Sunday at 9pm

    Jazz legend, Randy Weston left us on September 1, 2018. He, more than any contemporary jazz artist, understood, honored and explored the roots of American music in Africa. He lived there, traveled there often, and spoke of his connections to his African ancestors in every interview during his 92…
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    August 12, 2019

    Africa at a Crossroads on the Next Afropop Worldwide

    Producer/agent/DJ Rab BakariAfropop producer Banning Eyre takes us on a surprise-filled tour of his 30-some years of covering African music. Through conversations with Georges Collinet and producer/agent/DJ Rab Bakari, the program reflects on how the world, the music, the culture and the media have…
  • August 09, 2019

    Four Women of the West on Afropop – Sunday at 9pm

    In West Africa, women are on the cutting edge of musical and cultural progress. This program looks at four singer/composers with roots in tradition and unique ideas about how to keep them current in the fast-changing milieu of today’s African music. Afropop Worldwide can be heard Sunday nights at…
  • April 20, 2019

    Congolese Music - The Fifth Generation - Afropop Worldwide - Sunday nights @ 9 pm on KRCB FM

    In the early 2000s, Afropop told the story of “Four Generations” in Congolese music—from rumba and rumba-rock to soukous and ndombolo.

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