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What is African Music ?

Ask most people in America
bulletLots of Drums
bulletPeople Dance
bulletLots of Different types of drums
bulletComplex Rhythms

No such thing as African Music. Terminology is too generalized

Africa Continent 36 Countries, 2000 languages, 100’s of Ethnic Groups, Many different Cultures. All types of music in Africa

Ethnic Groups=Tribes=Clans not American Ethnic Groups

bulletThree main language groups