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There is endless fascination to be had in the discovery of what veteran world music producer Joe Boyd defines as "non-WPSE music" (WPSE being, of course, White People Speaking English). Some would maintain that an aesthetic migration from rock music to... [more]

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Africa is home to many diverse and captivating styles of music. What follows is my own personal picks of African musicians who I feel people should know about. This is by no means and exhaustive list; there are many other great African musicians. If you are interested more in African music and musicians, I recommend the website of NPR’s Afropop. 1. Fela Kuti Country: Nigeria Kuti innovated “Afrobeat,” a musical genre that combines African popular music with American funk and jazz. He was greatly influence by the politics of the American Black Panther movement and by the music of James Brown. Rare footage of Kuti live in 1971, featuring Ginger Baker of Cream "Zombie" 2. Oumou Sangaré Country: Mali Sangaré is
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