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Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

“If the music says …”

TIME magazine piece by Glenna Gordon (also known as blogger Scarlett Lion) on a group of Sierra Leonean artists utilizing music’s important social role to sing about postwar reconciliation. Here’s an extract: When you go to a club and the music says, ‘Go down, go down,’ people go down,” says Aruna Hakim Dumbuya, a.k.a. Wahid,