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Video: Bàtá Dancers Appeasing Ṣàngó

The Bata Dancer is famous in the western region of Nigeria, home of the Yoruba Tribe. Associated with Sango – God of Thunder – the Bata Dancer moves to the beat of the Bata drum.Traditional Bata Dancers worshiped Sango, and ...

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Batá: The Talking drum is Alive! (Must read)

Although, modern musical instruments like the piano, guitar, violin, and trumpet amongst others are taking over the musical landscape, the place of the Yoruba Batá (Talking Drum) can never be downplayed. Continue after the  after the page break.

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