By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Bringing together a diverse mix of musicians, writers, artists and thinkers from around the world, from August 27th the Back2Black Festival 2010 presents a three day fusion of African influences and contemporary pop expression in Brazil and beyond.

With debates, music and art, the festival is a vital meeting of politics and culture with artists including Erykah Badu, Eurythmics' Dave Stewart and Carlinhos Brown.

Building on the success of last year's inaugural event that featured appearances by Bob Geldof and . . .

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