Rokoto

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Led by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Abdul Tejan-Jallah (also known as: Abdul Tee-Jay), Rokoto is Sierra Leone's leading dance band. With their palm wine-influenced guitar melodies and heavily syncopated…
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Led by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Abdul Tejan-Jallah (also known as: Abdul Tee-Jay), Rokoto is Sierra Leone's leading dance band. With their palm wine-influenced guitar melodies and heavily syncopated percussion, the group has been called "the best exponent of African dance music" by the British newspaper the Guardian and "the best African band in Britain" by Folk Roots. Rokoto is credited as the first group to adapt the traditional folk music of Sierra Leone to an electric sound.