Global Hit: Habib Koite

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For today’s Geo Quiz we were looking for a city in eastern Mali, along the Niger River.

Habib Koite in The World’s StudiosHabib Koite in The World’s Studios

The answer is the city of Gao. Habib Koite has been there. He’s a musician from Mali, and he’s performed in Gao numerous times.

Recently, he performed for us in the Frazer Performance Studio here at WGBH. Later, we had a chance to chat about his music.

So — let’s start with the music.

Here’s Habib Koite’s playing a song from his latest CD � Afriki.

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