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Africa Kabisa! is a weekly African music radio program that broadcasts SUNDAYS 4-6:00pm EST on WMBR 88.1 FM, Cambridge, MA. We also stream live on the Web and have digital archives at http://www.wmbr.org .

Since 1992, we have been sharing the vibrant sounds of contemporary and classic African music with the Boston area and beyond. Africa Kabisa is hosted and produced by DJ Julia Mongo.

We endeavor to present an array of the best in music from Sub-Saharan Africa and the Afro-Caribbean world with the sounds of rumba, soukous, ndombolo, makossa, couper decaler, son montuno, mbalax, kompa, zouk, cadence, semba, kwaito, kizomba, kuduro, coladeira, mbaqanga, benga, salsa, highlife, afrobeat and more.

We also feature a weekly calendar of African events in the Boston area, and have guests join us for interviews on a wide range of cultural topics. Event announcements are posted on this website several times a month.

Join the Africa Kabisa group (click on "join this group" at top right) and discover more about Africa and African music!

Please send CDs for airplay consideration or local event information to:

WMBR 88.1 FM
Att: Africa Kabisa
3 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02142 (USA)

Photo: Syran Mbenza from Kekele. Photographed Jan 2005 at Johnny D's, Somerville, MA by Ethan Bloomberg.

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  • 378
  • Internet Radio
  • Mar 12, 2005
  • English

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