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Rokia Traoré: 'Bowmboï'

Detail from the cover of the Rokia Traoré CD <i>Bowmboï</i> (Nonesuch 2004)
Detail from the cover of the Rokia Traoré CD Bowmboï (Nonesuch 2004)

Rokia Traoré, a young singer from the African nation of Mali, is creating a sensation among world music fans, reminding audiences anew of her country's rich music heritage and depth of talent. Producer Roy Hurst talks with Traoré about her critically acclaimed third album, Bowmboï.

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