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Ami Yerewolo, Malian rap warrior – RFI

Malian rapper Ami Yerewolo. © OTHANTIQ AA AY is the third album by Malian rapper Ami Yerewolo. After 10 years of self-production, Aminata Danioko signed her civil standing on the label Othantiq AA by artist Blick Bassy. He proposed the instrument and Ami Yerewolo introduced it as much as communicate, in Bambara and in French, about perseverance, to religion, about societal considerations rooted in his expertise. A vibrant,…

The delicate cables for Ballaké Sissoko – RFI

On his new album Djourou, the grasp Ballaké Sissoko invitations lots of company: Vincent Segal, Patrick Messina, Oxmo Puccino, Camille, Piers Faccini, Arthur Teboul, Salif Keita ... Sufficient to open up new horizons, give different colours in his choir , to discover new worlds. To start with, the grasp of the choir Ballaké Sissoko opens his file with Demba Kunda, a protracted solitary meditation on his instrument, a delicate deviation, virtuoso, with necessary notes, of which he alone has the key.…

“Ice Cream in the Gazelle”, the new album by

Listening for the first time to an album by Wasis Diop, poems of speech and sound, is to experience. As with Leonard Cohen, Kate Bush or Joni Mitchell, the feeling of entering a temple. A feeling so rare that each new record represents an event. He has done six in almost thirty years: Hyenor 1992, No Sant ("Your name?") 1994, Toxu ("Moving") 1997, Juddu Bek ("Joy of living") 2007 and Séquences 2014 The latter, a compilation of his many film music, presents his international hit, Everything is Never Quite Enough,…

Kady Diarra shares the spirit of Burkina Faso – RFI

Burkinabé singer Kady Diarra releases an album titled "Burkina Hakili". © Ikandapeye Between Africa and Europe, Kady Diarra adopts the numerous points of her identification that she interprets musically by means of Burkina Hakili, the third album by this Burkinabe singer who has lived in France for nearly 20 years. "It is bizarre to know that everybody can go to sleep throughout the day." When she talks in regards…

Blakkayo, the benevolence of the Mauritian segga –

Mauritius artist Blakkayo. © Jean-Paul Mussoodee In the tropics of the Indian Ocean, Blakkayo has cultivated for more than two decades, through various music projects, the fruits of the encounter between Jamaican reggae and Mauritius culture. Soz Serye, his new album which is also the first for the international scene, reveals all his wealth. Giving meaning to his lyrics in Creole, conveying "messages" in his songs…

In Mali, Anansy Cissé does higher than resist –

Malian artist Anansy Cissé returns with an album called "Anoura". © Karim Diarra In a context that is not conducive to the development of young artists like him, however, due to both the situation in his country and the Covid-19 pandemic, Malian Anansy Cissé is back with Anoura, seven years after his first international album. The musician in his thirties sculptes his electric afro blues with finesse. Taking risks…

Bafang, rock in Cameroon – RFI Musique

This Norman duo mixes the rhythms of Cameroon with a robust rock. In a stripping first album, Elektrik Makossa, Bafang affords music made to tune lengthy winter nights. If we in all probability have to attend earlier than we see them on stage, presentation of a gaggle that's already far behind. In rock historical past, duets have at all times had a particular place. From sparks to white stripes, together with Rita Mitsouko in France, they had been pressured to play numbers to make music usually…

Djely Tapa, the Itinerary for a Morello Cherry in Montreal – RFI Musique

Djely Tapa Diarra combines Mandinka music and electro in his first album: "Baroque". © Jypheal for Etallon Group It has been nicknamed the "Morello Cherry in Montreal". Malian singer Djely Tapa Diarra, daughter of the famous Kandia Kouyaté, has made her place in the sun in Quebec music. His first album, Baroque, is at the crossroads of Mandingo music and electro. This fighter summons the rhythms of her country, Mali,…

Lous and the Yakuza, Congo on edge – RFI Musique

Lous and The Yakuza released a debut album titled "Gore". © Laura Marie Cieplik The singer of Congolese origin Lous and the Yakuza releases Gore a first album engaged, intoxicating and very autobiographical. When we call Lous and Yakuza, the 24-year-old is on a short break from the set of a "small desk", a short-format concert, for the American national radio NPR. She records pieces from her disc in an…

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