Mali

Oumou Sangaré

by Editor | 6th April 2017

Known as ‘The Songbird of Wassoulou’, Oumou Sangaré is one of Mali’s most globally renowned musical exports. ‘Yere Faga’, from her first new album in almost a decade, also features another legend of African music, afrobeat originator Tony Allen, and the lyrics offer a message of hope to those who might be thinking of suicide: […]

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Mali

Supreme Talent Show

by Editor | 13th August 2016

Malian duo Supreme Talent Show, aka Mèlékè Thiathio and MC Waraba, know how to bring the noise. Their furious, frenetic beats come straight from Bamako’s Balani soundsystem parties. Check out the opening track from last year’s ‘Danbe’ album below, and pick up a copy from Portland label sahelsounds.

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Oumou Sangaré

by Editor | 6th April 2017

Known as ‘The Songbird of Wassoulou’, Oumou Sangaré is one of Mali’s most globally renowned musical exports. ‘Yere Faga’, from her first new album in almost a decade, also features another legend of African music, afrobeat originator Tony Allen, and the lyrics offer a message of hope to those who might be thinking of suicide: […]

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