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Fatoumata Diawara: "It's Up to Us to Bring Africa to the World"

In a new interview, Fatoumata Diawara discusses adapting Malian music for the Twitter generation and her upcoming album.

“Tonight I will have to cry a lot. When I am alone later, I’ll cry for a long time” Fatoumata Diawara says, her gaze falling beyond the tinted car windows. “I’ve seen so much today, and it’s important to process these things and not keep them inside”.

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Okayafrica TV: The Roots & Fatoumata Diawara at Clinton Global Initiative

Watch The Roots and Fatoumata Diawara perform live at this week's Clinton Global Initiative.