Occur Goes Global - The Music of the Gambia

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 9:34 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music It’s a perfect time to explore the music scene of the Gambia, as the country transitions from the bullish presidency of Yahya Jammeh to the lead of Adama Barrow. Most of the performers on our list aren’t overtly political (save for tenacious rapper Gee), but they all seek unity for their metamorphic nation. Here are five Gambian musicians who are sparking our interests.   Jaliba Kuyateh and the Kumareh Band Dubbed the King of Kora, Kuyateh comes from... READ MORE