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Sona Jobarteh

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Sona Jobarteh is a one-of-a-kind and pioneering musical phenomenon of her generation, whose fame is fast spreading over the world. Rather than attempting to merge traditional African origins with current hip-hop and jazz, she embraces and develops on them, unlike her counterparts.

She is the first female Griot to become a renowned prodigy on the Kora, having been born into a Gambia Griot family. The multi-instrumentalist and composer are in a rare position, balancing the preservation of her rich cultural history with an approachable, contemporary style that appeals to a global audience.

Rather than attempting to merge traditional African origins with current hip-hop and jazz, she embraces and develops on them, unlike her counterparts.

Her commitment to humanitarian activity in the domain of social development and educational reform on the African continent is at the core of her artistic accomplishment.

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