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Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive and Free Download of “Aïgouna”

Anansy Cissé is one of Bamako’s hottest young guitar talents. So we’re very happy to be able to give out a free download of “Aïgouna,” one of the highlights of his new record Mali Overdrive.  Cissé started his career behind ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18887/anansy-cisse-mali-overdrive-and-free-download-of-aigouna/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Mysterious Malian Velvet Underground Cover

One of the more mysterious and exciting tracks that we have come across lately is “Naked Venus,” the new single by a Malian band called Black Mango. Little information exists about the identity of the band members or how exactly ... Read more &#187;

Toumani Diabaté and Sidiki Diabaté Perform (and Record!) Together

A few weeks ago, World Circuit Records announced the first joint musical offering from Malian kora legend Toumani Diabaté and his son, Sidiki Diabaté. Simply titled Toumani and Sidiki, the album is out May 5 and the lead-up to its ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17353/tomani-and-sidiki-diabate-perform-live-together-for-the-1st-time/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Afropop Premiere: Habib Koite- “Balontan”

Afropop is thrilled to be premiering “Balontan,” a new track by Habib Koité, off of his new  album, Soô. Soô, which translates “Home” in English, promises to be an album that will celebrate the diversity of Koité’s Malian homeland, incorporating ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/16875/afropop-premiere-habib-koite-balontan/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Afropop Premiere: Habib Koite- “Balontan”

Afropop is thrilled to be premiering “Balontan,” a new track by Habib Koité, off of his new  album, Soô. Soô, which translates “Home” in English, promises to be an album that will celebrate the diversity of Koité’s Malian homeland, incorporating ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/16875/afropop-premiere-habib-koite-balontan/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Toumani Diabaté and Sidiki Diabaté Perform (and Record!) Together

A few weeks ago, World Circuit Records announced the first joint musical offering from Malian kora legend Toumani Diabaté and his son, Sidiki Diabaté. Simply titled Toumani and Sidiki, the album is out May 5 and the lead-up to its ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17353/tomani-and-sidiki-diabate-perform-live-together-for-the-1st-time/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Mysterious Malian Velvet Underground Cover

One of the more mysterious and exciting tracks that we have come across lately is “Naked Venus,” the new single by a Malian band called Black Mango. Little information exists about the identity of the band members or how exactly ... Read more &#187;

Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive and Free Download of “Aïgouna”

Anansy Cissé is one of Bamako’s hottest young guitar talents. So we’re very happy to be able to give out a free download of “Aïgouna,” one of the highlights of his new record Mali Overdrive.  Cissé started his career behind ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18887/anansy-cisse-mali-overdrive-and-free-download-of-aigouna/"> Read more &#187;</a>