About Afrissippi

About Afrissippi

Afrissippi is an afro-beat / blues / experimental band based out of Oxford, Mississippi with Guelel Kumba (voice and guitar), Eric Deaton (guitar and voice), Kinney Kimbrough (drums) Justin Showah (bass), and Papa Assane M'baye (handdrum).

Guelel Kumba comes from the Futa Tooro region of West Africa, and is a member of the FULANI people, nomadic cow people who spent centuries in the North African desert when it was still green before settling on the Atlantic Coast where many were captured by their enemies and sold into slavery. Read more on Last.fm


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