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Meet African Griot Bassekou transmitting History Through Music

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We speak to Bassekou Kouyate, a griot (storyteller via music) from Mali, a true masters of the ngoni, an ancient traditional lute found throughout West Africa. He is a virtuoso, innovator, stronghold of tradition all at the same time.


*Produced by Matthew Moore

Caree Banton @the_forgetful_historian, @diasporise
Nenebi Tony (IG HANDLES: @everyday.NWA)
AAST (@uarkaast)

Caree Banton is the host of <i>Undisciplined.</i>
Nenbi Tony is a writer and researcher from Ghana, West Africa, and the co-host of the Undisciplined podcast.
Matthew Moore is senior producer for Ozarks at Large.