We have Bénin Love!

A small yet musically dynamite African nation will be heard on this week’s program..  formerly Dahomey, currently Bénin, and perpetually mistaken as a part of Nigeria, this sliver of a nation in West Africa blends beautiful native rhythms with Latin percussion, French-language pomp, rock’n’roll swagger, and the soul of the ancient Vodoun spiritual heritage.

This is pretty much the greatest synthesis of far-flung styles that humans have yet created:

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