Wed. Aug 5th, 2020

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

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”.

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