Friday Afternoon Africana

Because the Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars, whose awesome music is embedded in their refugee identity, once played large American concerts, but have since been repatriated:

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  1. Repatriated, eh? Wild. I wrote about these guys, sort of, a few years ago. A story I pitched about them morphed into a piece about how world music acts succeed in the US (especially but the West generally) by painting vivid backstories…it was fun. Mostly it was a free in to the concert, full of Bostonian do-good spirits and a few obvious returned peace corp volunteers who use any excuse to break out the dance moves they learned in the village….will that be me one day?

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