There's a long profile here of the great Senegalese singer, Baaba Maal. "A musician in Africa", he says, "should be someone who educates. You can educate people and tell them their history and share information with people with your songs. When anything happens, people want to know your reaction, your advice, and what they should do. And not just to do with culture. It can be anything, from politics to religion." Read the rest.