Tag Archives: Western Africa

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...
Album Review: Elida Almeida – Kebrada [Lusafrica]
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Album Review: Elida Almeida – Kebrada [Lusafrica]

Elida Almeida: a beautiful name of rhythm. Kebrada, Elida’s latest release, is named after the village where she grew up in Cape Verde. Elida Almeida’s Kebrada is beautiful. Whoever is the architect of Kebrada’s songs is fearless and a visionary. Welcome, folks, to song after song of a splendid blend...