Apr 6, 2011 @ 7:23
World music takes center stage this Thursday and Friday in Harlem. Amkoullel, the Malian hip hop artist will be performing for the first time in Harlem (and in the USA) this Thursday and Friday (April 7-8).
On April 7th, see Amkoullel perform at the Shrine, located at 2271 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. The show starts at 8 PM. At Shrine, there is no cover charge. The next day (April 8), see the Afro-beat artist perform at Farafina Cafe, located at 1813 Amsterdam Avenue. This show starts at 11 PM on Friday.
Aside from his music, Amkoullel is known for “harmoniously combining traditional and contemporary global cultures to promote social responsibility.”