I want to tell you about two new albums by two late-African artists that came across my desk recently. The first one is by the Malian musician Zani Diabaté and Les Heritiers. The CD is called "Tientalaw." This was the last recording Diabaté made, in fact he died just a couple of weeks after this recording. "Tientalaw" contains all the great grooves that made Diabaté famous. The other album focuses on a really important artist from Guinea. His name is Sory Kandia Kouyaté. His two-CD set is "La Voix De La Révolution." Kouyaté died at the age of 44 in 1977. Sory Kandia Kouyaté's voice is everything and few other singers can match him.

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