Baaba Maal on the role of music in Africa's conversation with the world

From This Is Africa Thu Nov 15 2012, 07:31:00

In recent times, Babaa Maal has spent more time on stage than in the studio but he is not complaining; his passion is sharing Africa with the world. After curating the successful Africa Utopia, a month-long festival of music, theatre, film, literature and debates, he took to the stage with the legendary Hugh Masekela and Angelique Kidjo to celebrate African music with Londoners, and toured the British isles as part of African Express. Despite his busy schedule, Maal sat down to This Is Africa to talk about what Africa has to offer the world.

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