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Some of my favorite Mandingo griot music from Mali. The electric kora rises to particularly gratifying heights throughout (don’t you dare hate on electric kora, my dudes). Meanwhile Kouyate’s voice—thick as a tree trunk, light as a feather—turns emotional straw into gold before our ears…

and it absolutely does! check out this awesome tape and get more superb music from Africa right HERE:

Face A
Sira Djeli

Face B
Ssanga N’ngnogote
Fila Djole

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