AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Oumou Sangare

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Weekend Music Break, N°33

Let’s start with two club tracks. It’s Friday after all. Above is a collaboration between Boddhi Satva (from the Central African Republic) and Oumou Sangaré (from Mali) who together recorded this video in Bamako. You could dance to it. And a re-edit of the video for London trio LV’s (with help from South African Okmalumkoolkat)

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Mali’s Democracy–Down but not out

It’s windy in Bamako, says Martin Vogl, a journalist who’s been there for about three years now. Vogl and some of his peers are doing a great job in reporting what’s going on. But with all that...

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Music for Africa

This 60 minute radio program on the music and ideas of Oumou Sangare–known as “The Songbird of Wasuru”–is one of the 25 excellent episodes (at last count) with an African theme in the online archive of the...