Mamani Keita


Friday, January 24th, 2014

Weekend Music Break 66

10 new music videos from Tanzania, Senegal, South Africa, Cameroon, Mali, Congo, and Ghana. But first, Nigeria. Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 have a new record coming out next month. Here’s a first single, with help from Dead Prez’s M-1. In case you were unsure what Seun Kuti thinks of the “I.M.F.”: Young Senegalese singer

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

“Making French money isn’t easy”

Mamani Keita arrived in Paris in the late eighties as a backing vocalist for Salif Keita. And ended up staying. “Making French money isn’t easy,” she sings. It’s the title track of her new album with music...