African music

79. Queen of vibrato

Posted on 11/04/2018

Queen of vibrato Rokia Traore is a Malian noblewoman. She was brought up as the daughter of a diplomat and travelled widelyin Europe and the Middle East. She went through school and university... read more >

65. Suffering and smiling

Posted on 27/08/2017

Fela Kuti wrote this epic song in the 1980's. It describes the hard life of those living on very low incomes in Africa. Its title first points the hardship, but then to the joy which enables the... read more >