TAMALA by AMINATA WASSIDJE TRAORE

SKU77313
ArtistAMINATA WASSIDJE TRAORE
TitleTAMALA
LabelGLITTERBEAT
Catalog #GB 012LP / P27707
Genre
ReleaseW 21 - 2014
FormatVinyl - EULP
€ 26,50incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Afrique
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/1_afrique.mp3
  2. Alfouleila
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/2_alfouleila.mp3
  3. Tamashew
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/3_tamashew.mp3
  4. Takamba
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/4_takamba.mp3
  5. Tamala
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/5_tamala.mp3
  6. Un Jour
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/6_un_jour.mp3
  7. Senkou
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/7_senkou.mp3
  8. Yerma Do Fafa
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/77313_tamala/8_yerma_do_fafa.mp3

Description

Aminata Wassidje Traoreis a rising voice in Mali. Tamala is her debut album, recorded in Bamako and released in 2009.Aminata was raised within northern Mali's rich cultural brew. From an ethnic Songhai family, Aminata started singing as a young child. Her music, like the environment that surrounded her growing up, incorporates various cultures and traditions. On Tamala, an album she self-produced with the help of the artist Mamadou Kelly and arranger Baba Simaga, she sings in Songhai and Tamasheq. While northern Mali still suffers the repercussions of religious and ethnic warfare, Tamala sends a message of reconciliation and inclusion. Aminata believes people can work together for a solution, and sees the vast potential of Mali's diverse north.

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