Tag Archives: Kora

Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko & Camille – Kora (Official video)

Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko & Camille – Kora (Official video)

Enjoy ‘Kora’, the latest single extracted from Malian griot Ballakè Sissoko‘s upcoming album Djourou out on NØ FØRMAT! on April 9: https://idol.lnk.to/KoraSingle   The song and its relative video see the participation of Camille, singer of French lounge band Nouvelle Vague.   The Paris-based musician shared her experience on the collaboration with...
Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko ft. Oxmo Puccino – Frotter Les Mains

Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko ft. Oxmo Puccino – Frotter Les Mains

Malian griot Ballaké Sissoko has recently collaborated with Malian-born French-based hip-hop musician Oxmo Puccino to release ‘Frotter les Mains’ out on NØ FØRMAT!: https://idol.lnk.to/frotterlesmains   “Like an uncle. That’s how I saw Ballaké the first time the Master (Vincent Segal) introduced him to me. Life doesn’t leave me alone, or...
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...
London Gig Guide (December 2019)

London Gig Guide (December 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Preview: Afriqoui @ Oslo Hackney (London; Friday 6th December 2019) 

Preview: Afriqoui @ Oslo Hackney (London; Friday 6th December 2019) 

Afriqoui’s ‘Mokako’ caught my undivided attention while I was still studying in college over five years ago, and its absolutely irresistible grooves have stayed with me as a number-one party track ever since. No DJ set feels complete without visiting the Afriqoui boys, mixing traditional African musical elements, such as...