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Masse Gohoun

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Masse gohoun is a style of popular music that was created in the late 1960s by Yedenou Adjahoui (1930–95), a beloved Gun singer from the village of Avrankou, outside of Porto Novo, Benin. The style is characterized by an active lead drum...