Remember King Sunny Ade and His African Beats'? Due to a tragic auto accident that resulted in the deaths of two members of his band, he canceled his 2010 Tour of North America, and Lincoln was deprived of a great show. Read the article below to see what he's been up to lately.
It’s a musical super-group that comprises an underground New York City rock band and pop stars from Algeria, India, China and Nigeria. The project’s financial backer, who has poured $1 million of his own money into it, is a Lebanese-born industrial magnate who became wealthy selling soap and agricultural products in central Africa and now lives in Paris.
Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four decades ago with American blues, he has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world – west Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands and so much more. What ties it all together is his insatiable interest in musical discovery. Over the years, his passion and curiosity have led him around the world, and the resulting global perspective is reflected in his music.
Taj joins the Heads Up International label in the fall of 2008 with the worldwide release of Maestro: Celebrating 40 Years. As the title