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For many young Malians, Sidiki DiabatĂ© is a hip-hop star, known for his work with the rapper Iba One. But he is also the son of Toumani Diabate, the world’s most versatile and celebrated kora player, and a griot who can trace his ancestry back through 71 generations of hereditary musicians. It was inevitable, then, that Sidiki should also be a kora player with an understanding of Mali’s ancient music, but it was equally to be expected that he should develop a kora style of his own. On their debut album of kora duets, Toumani can be heard on the left, with Diabate, on the right, driving the music on with attacking rhythmic playing and flurries of improvisation. It’s a virtuoso, and mostly upbeat collaboration, but the best track is the one new composition, Lampedusa, a gently exquisite lament for African migrants who died trying to reach Europe.