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NPR: Songs We Love: Noura Mint Seymali, ‘Na Sane’

It was just two years ago that Mauritanian vocalist Noura Mint Seymali hit the international scene — but now, it’s hard to imagine the scope of African music without her. The singer and her band blow listeners away with giddily woozy and dreamlike vocals; blistering guitar played by her husband, Jeiche Ould Chighaly; and the grounding elements of Ousmane Touré’s bass and Matthew Tinari’s drums. [Continue Reading]