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Singer-songwriter Offiong Bassey is a Boston-Born, first generation Nigerian-American. She grew up in a household filled with the sounds and rhythms of West Africa, but also the jazz, soul and gospel of her American upbringing.

The result is a dynamic fusion, and it's captured on her debut, self-titled album, which is out today. Bassey and her band join us in-studio to share the songs and the story behind Offiong Bassey

Offiong Bassey will be performing with her band on Thursday, February 6th at the Regattabar in Cambridge.

Guests

Offiong Bassey, singer-songwriter.

Dokun Oke, guitar.

Clef Nite, guitar.

Ariel Bernstein, percussion.

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This segment aired on February 4, 2014.

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