Les Amazones d’Afrique are an all-female collective of west African musicians campaigning for gender equality. They have been described as a supergroup, and the characterisation seems apt. Angélique Kidjo, Inna Modja, Kandia Kouyaté, Mamani Keita, Mariam Doumbia, Mariam Koné, Massan Coulibaly, Mouneissa Tandina, Nneka, Pamela Badjogo and Rokia Koné hold a strong pedigree. Angelique Kidjo has a glittering haul of Grammy awards, Kandia Kouyaté holds the title of ngara –
A TALK WITH RUBÉN BLADES ON JANUARY 24 IS LATEST PROGRAM IN THE ¡VAYA! 63 SERIES AT THE DAVID RUBENSTEIN ATRIUM AT LINCOLN CENTER Free Event, Which Features Blades in Conversation with NYU Professor Carlos Chirinos Speaking About the Future of Latin Music and Music’s Role in Advocating for Social Change, Will Also be Streamed on Facebook Live January 6, 2017 — Giant of Latin Music Rubén Blades comes to
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