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February 9, 2010 Comments Off on Pitchfork on West African music Views: 2380 coupe decale, Friends, Front Page, Ghana, hiplife, Ivory Coast, kuduro, News, Nigeria

Pitchfork on West African music

(photo by Andrea Bergart)

Too often, when we see the words “African music” in  a major music site, they’re in the same phrase as words like vampire or weekend… not that we don’t encourage experimentation with African music and techniques. But it’s refreshing to see the Chicago powerhouse making room for the music you find in the sidewalk stands they portray in the article, which we highly, highly recommend.

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