Tag Archives: Senegal

Daily Discovery: Diyanamo – A take away from the album ‘Aado’

Daily Discovery: Diyanamo – A take away from the album ‘Aado’

Get a sneak peek into London-based Senegalese singer/songwriter and kora player Kadialy Kouyate‘s new album Aado released by Naxos Records.   “In the Senegalese society, ‘aado’ stands for ‘moral customs and values’. Kadialy’s enchanting songs touch on these principles and reflect on the Mandinka culture”.   Find more info on...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #474 – Maloya Power

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #474 – Maloya Power

This week Radio Mukambo travels to Reunion Island in the Indian ocean off the east coast of Africa for some powerful maloya music sung in Réunion Creole by LiNDiGo. Their 7th album “Kosa Néna” is our cd of the week, released by the French label Hélico Music. We listen to...
Interview: Q&A w/ Dandana – Free the Music! (September 2020)

Interview: Q&A w/ Dandana – Free the Music! (September 2020)

The fact that music keeps on gifting us new and surprising releases is one of the few positive notes of this mad 2020. One of the most exciting comes from the Netherlands. Roughly 50 miles from Amsterdam, in The Hague, a six-piece band formed in 2015 is giving new meanings...
Your Ticket to… the 2010s

Your Ticket to… the 2010s

At times, we ask the Rhythm Passport family some cruel tasks. For example, to musically retrace their 2010s and pick only five albums among the hundreds (or thousands) they have listened, loved and/or felt particularly important considering the world music world. Click on the names below and you will meet...