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Africa & Middle East

Groupe RTD
The Dancing Devils of Djibouti (Ostinato Records)

Groupe RTD Full Band © Janto Djassi
GROUPE RTD The Dancing Devils Of Djibouti

The Dancing Devils are the house band for the national broadcasting company of the small country of Djibouti. Their debut is the first ever international release of Djiboutian music and reveals a crack outfit that takes the legacy of Somali pop music and adds influences from Bollywood, the Middle East, reggae, disco and funk.

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