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Toubab Krewe, the North Carolina instrumental quintet acclaimed for their “distinctive, remarkable fusion” (Billboard) of West African music with American rock, have traveled to Africa many times to perform and study. Now, they are donating their remix of Youssou N’Dour‘s song “Wake Up” to ‘OPEN Remix’, a charity EP supporting the IntraHealth OPEN Initiative.

Senegal’s N’Dour, a Grammy Award-winning artist and internationally acclaimed humanitarian, has partnered with global non-profit IntraHealth International on the project, which will address critical health issues in Africa by putting the latest open source technologies directly in the hands of local health workers to help them communicate and collaborate. (more…)


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