Marlon Bishop

WNYC Culture Producer

Marlon Bishop appears in the following:

From Sierra Leone to Brooklyn: Janka Nabay

Friday, August 17, 2012

Janka Nabay calls himself “the Bubu king.” The Sierra Leonean musician took an ancient style of Muslim ritual music and transformed it into pop, using keyboards and drum machines. The new style made Nabay a national star. But after he fled Sierra Leone’s civil war, Nabay fell into ...

Bonus Track: Janka Nabay, “Feba” — from the album En Yay Sah

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New Films On The Cheap

Friday, October 29, 2010

Low-budget movies are hot in Hollywood right now and the young filmmakers behind them owe a lot to the Internet. Technology and social media are changing the way films are being made — and it's a much shorter path from YouTube to the big screen than you might think. Produced ...


Cape Verdean Idol

Friday, July 30, 2010

Noah Andrade is a rising star in the Cape Verdean music scene. He's also 11 years old and lives in Rhode Island. We sent Marlon Bishop to Providence to find out why Andrade is considered the new hope of Cape Verdean culture in America.

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