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Audio: The Touré-Raichel Collective


Vieux Farka Touré linked up with Israeli keyboardist/songwriter Idan Raichel for an "unscripted recording session that took place one afternoon in November 2010 in a small Tel Aviv studio." The two are now releasing the instrumental fruits of that meeting as The Touré-Raichel Collective, which also feature Malian calabash player Souleymane Kane Yossi Fine and bassist Yossi Fine. Stream The Tel Aviv Session below and grab the album.

 

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AKA Announces Social Media Break After Fiancé Nelli Tembe's Passing

South African rapper AKA has shared that he will be going on a social media hiatus as he mourns the tragic death of his fiancé Nelli Tembe.

South African super rapper AKA has reached out to the public for the first time since the tragic death of his fiancé Nelli Tembe two weeks ago. Supamega released a public statement stating that he had relinquished his social media accounts to his management team to allow himself time to mourn. The statement comes a week after Anele Tembe, affectionately known as Nelli, was laid to rest.

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