- 2 years ago
Playing tracks by
Alpha Blondy & The Natty Rebels, Bopol Mansiamina, Nahawa Doumbia, Oumou Sangaré, Kasse Mady Diabaté and more.
This upload was 12th in the #afrobeat chart.
SYLLA'S ART (Tribute Mix)
This mix is a tribute to the late Ibrahima Sylla, legendary producer and founder of the Syllart label, a musical genius who's talent and passion helped bring countless West African artists to global fame, among them Salif Keita, Youssou N'Dour, Alpha Blondy, Oumou Sangare, Pepe Kalle, Ismael Lo, Baba Maal, Sekouba Bambino, Africando, and the list goes on...
I wanted to capture the breadth and variety of genres throughout Sylla's production career, from early Mbalax days in the 1970's through the emergence of Soukous, to the resurgence of the classic Afro-cuban sound. Join me and take a trip down memory lane, riding West African sonic waves...
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