He deals with identity and history, fusing politics with the mainstream of art and finding his South African forms within the classical form.
Maseko became the first South African to win the Etalon de Yennega, Africa's leading prize for filipina free nude photo film, at Fespaco with his biopic Drum on the life and death of the journalist Henry Nxumalo.
The choreographer works mainly in South Africa but also presents a lot of work in Europe, mostly in France.
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The Road to Mecca affected the political thinking of everyone who saw it.
Their lively music is made by drums, flutes and Guinean castanets; audiences enjoy their elaborate costumes, dance and storytelling.
Although not a griot, her family encouraged her to sing at weddings, though her father was a wealthy diplomat and such things were frowned upon.
The guitarist and singer Amadou Bagayoko had served his apprenticeship by playing guitar in legendary band Les Ambassadeurs.