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The Freetown Tapes: A Mixtape From Sierra Leone's Thumb Piano Master Sorie Kondi & Chief Boima

Chief Boima puts together a 10-year retrospective mixtape of Sorie Kondi's career in 'The Freetown Tapes 2006-2016.'

Sorie Kondi takes his name from the Sierra Leonean thumb piano (kondi), a close relative of the mbira which the blind musician played through a distorted amplifier while busking on the streets of Freetown in the '90s.

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Sierra Leonean Thumb Piano Maestro Sorie Kondi x Dutty Artz

Sierra Leonean thumb piano maestro Sorie Kondi is set to have a digital Dutty Artz release on March 5.