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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.


The collaboration between Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound went live for World Cafe.
We sit down with Fela Kuti's son and grandson, who speak about the pride and joy of sharing releases and their appreciation of each other's craft.
In this episode of World Cafe, Crosby joins us for a chat and listening session of songs from his album, For Free.
Comparing the station to the moon landing may have come off as hubristic at the time, but MTV would go on to change pop music and its impact on popular culture.
To celebrate George Clinton's 80th birthday, The Culture Corner is diving into the head funkateer's body of work.
On Second Line, the Danity Kane star celebrates the music and culture of New Orleans, including her own freedom as a solo artist.
In this episode of World Cafe, Rhiannon Giddens discusses the locations that influenced her latest album — They're Calling Me Home — from her hometown of Greensboro, N.C., to her adopted home of Ireland.
Islands returns with a new album called Islomania, after a five year self-described "retirement."
In this episode of Message Music, Michael Mwenso looks back on America's biggest gift to music — country — and a handful of Black artists responsible for integrating the genre.
Despite creating art from trauma, Russell is strengthened by love, connection and creation.
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