By Toyin Falola,Tyler Fleming
Cutting throughout nations, genres, and time sessions, this quantity explores subject matters starting from hip hop’s impression on Maasai id in present day Tanzania to jazz in Bulawayo through the interwar years, utilizing song to inform a bigger tale concerning the cultures and societies of Africa.
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