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  • review October 27, 2016

    Arbina

    Noura Mint Seymali is without doubt one of the most compelling traditional African singers to emerge on the international stage in the past decade. She was raised and schooled in the rarified world of Mauritanian griots, who, unlike their counterparts … Read more »

  • review November 11, 2015

    Renascence

    Renascence means rebirth, and in the case of Kandia Kouyaté, one of Mali’s most celebrated traditional singers, the music of rebirth comes as a welcome surprise. Kouyaté is a jelimouso, a female Mande griot singer whose work involves singing the … Read more »

  • blog August 5, 2013

    Sudanese Star Omer Ehsas to Join Bassekou Kouyate at Afropop Gala (Sept 19)

    Afropop Worldwide’s 25th anniversary gala concert at the City Winery in New York on September 19 is getting more interesting by the day. It now appears that Omer Ehsas, one of the most respected singers and composers of Darfur, Sudan, … Read more »

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