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Tribal Languages, Economic Woes Inspire Nigerian Musici
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March 20, 2013 7:19 PM
Nigerian bands like Heroes Band International hope to break out of local circuits with pop songs inspired by traditional tribal music. Besides ambitions of stardom and financial security, these musicians say they also hope to use modern entertainment to preserve ancient values and boost the economy. Heather Murdock has more from Abuja.

Tribal Languages, Economic Woes Inspire Nigerian Music

Published March 20, 2013

Nigerian bands like Heroes Band International hope to break out of local circuits with pop songs inspired by traditional tribal music. Besides ambitions of stardom and financial security, these musicians say they also hope to use modern entertainment to preserve ancient values and boost the economy. Heather Murdock has more from Abuja.


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