Saturday, March 10, 2007


Taarab comes from the East African coast. It's a heady combination of local and not-so-local (Arabic, Indian) influences, and first caught my ear via a recording issued by the Original Music label. Here are two cuts from that LP.

Juma Bhalo - Kem Kem

Yaseen Mohammed & Saada - Lala Mpenzi

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