Occur Goes Global - The Music of Benin

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 10:59 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Magic is in the air in the West African country of Benin. Home to nearly 10 million people, with more than 40 recognized ethnic groups, the nation draws its musical inspiration from a wide variety of sources. French culture seeps into its history from its colonial days and Voodoo traditions permeate even the most modern of songs. Grab a talking drum and join the exploration.   Angelique Kidjo You’ll feel the rhythm and spirit from head to toe... READ MORE