Category Archives: African Music

Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone. MOTHER AFRICA!

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Thursday Open Thread

More Sona Jobarteh

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! Bracket – Mama Africa

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Tuesday Open Thread

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Monday Open Thread | West African Music

This week’s featured music is from West Africa. Sona Jobarteh is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from the Gambia and the UK. She was born in 1983[1] into one of the five principal Kora-playing Griot families from West Africa – … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Have a BLESSED Sunday, Everyone

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Friday Open Thread | Out of Africa

Tribute to African sunsets… Only an African sunset can bring an elephant’s shadow and show its smile. Only an African sunset streams golden liquid on dry land and makes the lions and chimps tap dance to the beat of the … Continue reading

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