Extra Golden, Bringing Benga Music to New Shores

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Now on 'All Songs Considered'

Extra Golden brings together the music of America and Kenya.

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Benga is one of the most beloved forms of popular music in the East African country of Kenya, but it is little known on these shores. Extra Golden hopes to widen America's musical horizons with the release of Ok-Oyot System. Music critic John Brady offers a preview.

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OK-Oyot System
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Extra Golden
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Thrill Jockey
Released
2006

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