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Music Break

The video for “All the Same” by Vieux Farka Toure, son of Ali, from his new album, “The Secret.” The song features the singer Dave Matthews (born in South Africa)……

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'The Secret'

No it’s not the formula to rid Libya of Gaddafi and his sons, but the announcement of Vieux Farka Toure’s new album next month.

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Fashion Bloggers

The Ghanaian-American fashion bloggers Street Etiquette are featured in this week’s episode of Radio Netherlands vlog What’s Up Africa!. So is Snoop Dogg’s very convincing Nigerian accent (at the 0;30…..

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Music Break

I have this track (and video) on repeat. The Sway Machinery featuring Malian singer Khaira Arby, “Gawad Teriamou.” The video was filmed in and around the Malian capital Bamako, “……..

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The Grammys

Distracted by Cee Lo’s chicken suit or Lady Gaga’s latest stunt (she hatched from an egg), you may have missed Vieux Farka TourĂ© accepting the Grammy for Best World Album…..