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Jaliba Kuyateh has turned the kora music of Gambia into a very modern sound that he calls kora pop. Together with his group, the Kumareh Band, Kuyateh continues to unite the ancient and modern worlds with his exciting, uplifting performances. The son of a kora player, Kuyateh began playing the 21-stringed instrument at the age of five. Although he showed talent on the instrument, he stopped playing after two years to focus on his schoolwork. He didn't pick it up again until 19... Read more

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