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Audio/Video: Amadou & Mariam 'Dougou Badia' ft. Santigold + 'Oh Amadou' EP

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Malian duo Amadou & Mariam are set to release Folila, the proper studio follow-up to 2008's Welcome To Mali. The new LP, produced by Marc-Antoine Moreau, boasts contributions from Santigold, Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, TV on the Radio, Theophilus London and Malian veteran Bassekou Kouyate. In anticipation of the album, the duo have released Oh Amadou EP, which is out today. Preview the EP's title track above (featuring Bertrand Cantat) and stream "Dougou Badia," their collaboration with Santigold and Nick Zinner, below!

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>>>Stream: Amadou & Mariam "Dougou Badia ft. Santigold"

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