enjoy sights and sounds of Africa with Oumou Sangaré. now playing “Mali Nialé”

  • by

Oumou Sangaré is one of South Africa’s most listened to women songwriters

Oumou Sangaré is a Grammy Award-winning Malian Wassoulou musician, sometimes referred to as “The Songbird of Wassoulou”. Wassoulou is a historical region south of the Niger River, where the music descends from age-old traditional song, often accompanied by a calabash.

(wikipedia)

Oumou Sangaré, (born February 25, 1968, Bamako, Mali), Malian singer and songwriter known for championing women’s rights through wassoulou, a style of popular music derived from vocal and instrumental traditions of rural southern Mali.

(britannica)

tune into the video for a window into beautiful scenes and people reveling in joy with Oumou for her track “Mali Nialé”.

find more of Oumou online:

spotify | twitter | instagram | facebook

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.