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African cross-pollination?

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We've come a long way since Paul Simon's Graceland… There are so many amazing African artists infused with Western music and Western artists infused with African music.

We've come a long way since Paul Simon's Graceland… There are so many amazing African artists infused with Western music and Western artists infused with African music.
Don MacKinnon
Dec 2, 2012
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ASA (asha) - Bimpé, Acoustic (French TV - Ce soir ou jamais)
Bradburn Young

Yoruba family politics for French TV

Nobody likes a senior sister-in-law getting up in their business, but it takes style to warn her off as sweetly as Asa does in this pop complaint. With maybe a Yoruba/English pun: "Help me warn her" in Yoruba sounds like "I'll kill the fool" in English. Lyrics explained here: http://www.bellanaija.com/2011/02/24/asas-bimpe-a-narrative-lyrical-analysis/.
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