1. Mali boasts one of the world’s richest musical traditions, and iconic artists like Ali Farka Toure, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare (pictured) and Tinariwen. Hear 100 essential songs from Mali, from Afropop Worldwide.
Photo: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images

    Mali boasts one of the world’s richest musical traditions, and iconic artists like Ali Farka Toure, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare (pictured) and Tinariwen. Hear 100 essential songs from Mali, from Afropop Worldwide.

    Photo: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images