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WSJ Spring Arts Preview: Habib Koité & Vusi Mahlasela

Habib Koité & Vusi Mahlasela

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
April 13
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Two of Afropop’s giants join forces. Mali-based singer-guitarist Habib Koité, who hails from a family of griots, or traveling troubadours, is renowned for his happy, hypnotic mix of traditional and contemporary sounds. In this acoustic concert, he teams up with South African singer-activist Vusi Mahlasela, known in South Africa as “The Voice” for his remarkable range from croon to growl, whisper to wail. [Read More]