Staff Benda Bilili
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The Best World Music of 2012
18 Dec 2012 // 5:00 PM

The end-of-the-year list! We think. We consider. We consider Ethiopians. We consider a lot of the world as well.


Staff Benda Bilili: Bouger le Monde!
5 Sep 2012 // 6:05 PM

Backstory shmackstory, you don't have to know anything else than that this is pure unfettered rock and roll joy

Staff Benda Bilili: Tres Tres Fort
4 Jun 2009 // 5:00 PM

The story behind the music is pretty compelling, but the music behind the story might be even more compelling.


Staff Benda Bilili - "Polio" (video)
29 Jan 2009 // 5:00 AM

Staff Benda Bilili croon beautiful harmonies accompanied by spare but perfectly suited instrumentation. This Congolese group of street musicians is comprised four elderly singer/guitarists

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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