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How an obscure Ghanaian record became a hit over 20 years after its release

In 1994 Ghanaian musician, Ata Kak released his first record. It sold only a handful of copies. His music career would have ended there if an American student called Brian Shimkovitz hadn’t made a chance discovery at a Ghanaian market stall several years later.

Image: Ghanaian musician Ata Kak
Credit: Alex Zalewska

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14 minutes