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  • blog April 16, 2015

    Five Stars: A Benin Roots-Pop Primer

    In Benin, a small francophone country in West Africa, traditional music, vodun spiritual music and popular styles of roots music are intimately entwined. Creative artists transform traditional music into roots-pop by altering and ‘modernizing’ rhythms and instruments, writing their own compositions in … Read more »

  • blog January 29, 2014

    Only On Youtube! Videos from Benin

    In Benin, (as in many other areas of the African continent) traditional music artists make detailed and fantastic music videos for their songs. In fact, some Beninois music is only available (outside street markets in Benin, that it is) online! … Read more »

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