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Malawi Mouse Boys

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Music from southeastern Africa, among the world’s least-developed nations and now ranking as the world’s #1 poorest.

Produced by Grammy®-winner and multiple past nominee and author, Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Peter Case).

Malawi Mouse Boys take their name from the job the Boys had—selling mice on sticks, as snacks or meals to passing travelers, which is what they were doing when Brennan discovered them in 2011.

Malawi Mouse Boys were the first artist ever to release an album internationally in the Chichewa language (which the BBC once rated as the most musical tongue after Italian).

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