The music of Sierra Leone shall make you swoon and groove in equal measures. Start with the sweet acoustic style of Maringa (known abroad as Palmwine music), birthed by the blending of freed Caribbean-African slaves (and their Calypso vibes) with the traditional sounds of West Africa:
Throw in a steady dose of pre-Afrobeat:
A touch of wild-style 180bpm electro-funk, accordion folk, and this modern minstrel of cross-pollination:
And now you know Salone music. Easy ear peace. Ramble on.