Af·​ro·​pop ˈa-frō-ˌpäp How to pronounce Afropop (audio)
: African popular music
Soulful, funky Afropop is Benin-born singer Angelique Kidjo's forte.Erin Taylor Monroney

Word History


afro- + pop entry 6

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Afropop was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Afropop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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