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Keeping alive the DRC's music of the miners

AFP, 30 Apr 2021
When copper mining was booming in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a vibrant and distinctive culture of music and dancing sprouted among miners who worked for state-owned giant Gecamines. The firm faded, and with it Jecoké music. Today, a handful of performers keep the style alive, hoping it will rise again as Gecamines tries to get to its feet.

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