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Rokia Traoré's mix of music on 'Beautiful Africa'

Clip: 12/27/2013 | 6m 40s

Not even a ban on music could stop Mali-born Rokia Traoré from telling her stories through song. On her new album "Beautiful Africa," Traoré pays tribute to her native continent as well as other musical styles and languages from around the world. Jeffrey Brown talks to the singer-songwriter about inspiration and influences.

Aired: 12/27/13

Rating: NR

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