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.

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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.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/altlatino/2011/04/19/135501205/boogaloo-revival-a-1960s-fad-is-cool-again

    http://soundcloud.com/dj-turmix

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