More on the Election in Senegal

4 Apr

Yesterday in class, we briefly discussed the elections in Senegal. Here is a great little article about how they were unexpectedly peaceful and what role mbalax / world music star Youssou N’Dour played in them. Those of you who speak and read French might be interested to follow the links to the original articles.


One Response to “More on the Election in Senegal”

  1. Dave Baker April 6, 2012 at 11:43 AM #

    unrelated, but –

    this article (2011) looks at a revival of boogaloo by DJ Turmix. boogaloo + house music + a little funk. there are some interesting tracks on his soundcloud.

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