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Youssou N'Dour

On his new disc, veteran Senegalese singer-songwriter Youssou N'Dour continues to contemplate issues of freedom and religious bliss over a musical template blending African and Western pop. Among Rokku Mi Rokka's highlights is "4-44-44," which celebrates the joys of everyday…
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Calendar, Night&Day Out of West Africa

Out of West Africa

The vibrant port city of Dakar has inspired some of the world's most gifted black musicians, from popular Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour to American jazz legend John Coltrane. In 1970, an 11-piece group of vocalists, percussionists, string players, and a…
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