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Habib Koite

The modern griot

From the February, 2014 issue

In 1983 I saw King Sunny Ade and His African Beats at Soldier Field in Chicago--a whirlwind of melody, rhythm, and motion, watched and heard by tens of thousands of people. African music has never again reached that level of popularity in the United States, but over the last decade fresh sounds have been breaking out across the continent, and someone is going to

 
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