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Afro-pop

Music

  1. Afro-pop is a musical genre.
  2. Afro-pop a.k.a. African popular music, like African traditional music, is vast and varied. Most contemporary genres of African popular music build on cross-pollination with western popular music. Many genres of popular music like blues, jazz, salsa, zouk, and rumba derive to varying degrees on musical traditions from Africa, taken to the Americas by African slaves. These rhythms and sounds have subsequently been adapted by newer genres like rock, and rhythm and blues. Likewise, African popular music has adopted elements, particularly the musical instruments and recording studio techniques of western music.

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Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (2005)

Afro-pop : Pop music with an African influence and /or incorporating African musical instruments.

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (2003)

VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd

Afro-pop and Latin American musical styles have all integrated traditional African drumming styles into mainstream popular music in one form or another, often as a definitive ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Performance and Production (2003)

by John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing, Paul Oliver, Peter Wicke

Afro-pop and Latin American musical styles have all integrated traditional African drumming styles into mainstream popular music in one form or another, often as a definitive ...

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