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“Traditional African music is symbolic, an expression and validation of psychic energy.” W. Komla Amoakua In traditional Africa, music is an integral part of life and is linked with the worldview of the society in which it is produced. It has social, ritual, and ceremonial functions as well as some purely recreational purposes. Traditional art forms, including music, are rooted in mythology, legends, and folklore, and are associated with gods, ancestors and heroes. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Zap Mama

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Tinariwen
TinariwenConcert
Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace
Pioneertown, California, United States

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Tuesday 22 April 2014
Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsConcert Proud Larry's
Oxford, MS, United States
34.365654 -89.518811
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Tinariwen
BombinoConcert
House of Blues
New Orleans, United States
29.953008 -90.066178
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Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsConcert Flamingo Cantina
Austin TX, United States
30.266369 -97.737781
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Saturday 26 April 2014
Toubab KreweConcert FTC on StageOne
Fairfield, United States
41.142518 -73.257608
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Sunday 27 April 2014
Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsConcert Terminal West
Atlanta, United States
33.78255 -84.416435
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  • joni_zougcasto

    Kompil No1 ZOUGCASTO 19 hits sold out will be soon released ! I love you all !

    March 2013
  • mafundi

    African music is so true and real and alive. Wonderful!

    September 2012
  • RedAcid

    Dear friends, we are happy to invite you at PLAI FESTIVAL in Timisoara, Romania at the Banat Village Museum, 14-16 of September 2012: 3 days of concerts + cultural activities --- PATRICE & The Supowers, FATOUMATA Diawara, AZIZA Mustafa Zadeh, OQUESTRADA, BLUE NIPPLE BOY, The GANGA JAZZ ENSEMBLE and SUBCARPATI. --- 40 cultural partners (NGOs, cultural institutes, embassies) will offer free workshops, theater performances, movie screenings etc… Try every workshop, relax in the OPEN AIR at the ChillOut with SILENT DISCO, enjoy some SUSHI and find out what WORLD MUSIC is all about directly from this year's artists. Please feel free to send this invitation to all of your friends who might be interested in this event. We thank you and we will welcome you at PLAI! http://www.last.fm/festival/3252507+PLAI+Festival & http://www.plai.ro/en/

    September 2012
  • veganboy-

    Some stuff from the south African Underground http://www.last.fm/label/We+Did+This+Records

    February 2012
  • kevwelity

    shout out to all the old players in the nigeria music industry and to the whole of Africa. i love you

    December 2011
  • HECTORBOSS

    Shout out to last.fm. 1LOVE Africa. Respect BABA FELA! http://www.internetbizjunkie.com

    December 2011
  • aboveteam

    The lord is great and mighty

    November 2011
  • piku_79

    Subscribed and received an excellent album Drc Music Kinshasa One Two. Project run by Damon Albarn of Gorillaz, Blur, etc. supports Oxfam organization. Good way to spend yr money

    November 2011
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