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The Mandingo Ambassadors (Guinea) - Music Time in Africa

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Special features include two, live performances from the diasporan music family in New York City: BiQo (Ghana) and Mamady Kouyaté and Mamadi Kourouma of the Mandingo Ambassadors (Guinea). Dr. Maxwell hosts both acts from the VOA studio in Manhattan. Drop the Needle challenges Mpho Tshikhudo (Johannesburg, South Africa. The playlist includes current tunes from top artists in Kenya (Vic West), Nigeria (Asake ft Olamide, Korra Obidi and Fireboy DML), South Sudan (Achol Chol Madut), DRC (Inoss’B ft Awilo Longomba), Senegal (Aida Samb), and South Africa (Makhadzi ft Jon Delinger). One final song “Neria” takes us back to the timeless beauty of the late, legendary singers Oliver Mtukudzi (Zimbabawe) and Joseph Shabalala (South Africa).