Ibaaku, Left, unleashed a barrage of Afro-futuristic beats, traditional rhythms his native Casamance in Sengal, Complex, intense, layered and restlessly seeking. His music evolved from the hip hop scene can be discovered
Lamine TPJ, left, a couper decale artist says piracy remains a problem in Cote d’Ivoire, with performance as the only solid source of income. Downloading music is not as prevalant, people prefer to buy CDs' n part because of spotty internet access. This affects independent artists more severly than those on label. Lamine TPJ and his dancers perform most nights and tours internationally. Mai Lingani, inspite of these difficulties, traveled to MASA to announce her new album ‘Tangare’ produced by Bashiri Johnson. She may follow it up with perfomances in North America.