Guest reviewer Tom Schnabel of KCRW spins tracks from the new album "Viva Africando." The group, Africando, is an ensemble of musicians from West Africa and the Caribbean islands. The result is Latin music with African voices.
For today's Global Hit, drummer Steve Reid explains how his legendary career has taken him from Motown to Africa. Steve Reid's latest album is called Daxaar ... after the city in Senegal where he recorded the CD.
Ibrahima Diallo moved from Senegal to New York in 2003. Since then he's made a career as New York City tour guide. But, like everyone, Diallo has a personal map of the city too, and he gave The World's Alex Gallafent a tour.