Experience the rich, musical sounds of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas in a lively blend of music, interviews, and stories.
Moroccan musicians are using traditional sounds fused with international styles to preserve threatened cultures.
Life in Mali is only now returning to normal, after violence erupted a couple years ago. But Mali's musicians already knew what to do when times got tough.
Afropop returned to Mali and found traditional and contemporary music thriving at the Festival Acoustik de Bamako, in Mali's capital.
As the weather gets colder, it's time for some choice Brazilian music. Jesse Brent at Afropop Worldwide takes on a decade of funky gems.
Nashville moved toward Reeves' sound in the 1960s, then moved on. Africa's most populous nation remains in his corner.
Bob Marley, whose museum President Barack Obama visited in Jamaica on Thursday, may have been the biggest "Third World Superstar" — and his influence extended to musicians worldwide.
It was a great year for African pop music and its growing crossover influence, but some of the most important and interesting releases of the year weren't on albums. They were part of the online mixes that are now a vital part of discovering and enjoying new music.
In the days after World War II, musicians in the northern villages of the huge island nation of Madagascar started fusing traditional folk songs with modern styles. The result was a style called salegy, and it's still everywhere in Madagascar, now evolving for yet another new age.