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artist: Artists Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba

  • blog June 2, 2015

    “Siran Fen”: Exclusive Bassekou Kouyaté Track Giveaway

    At Afropop, we’ve been big fans of Bassekou Kouyaté since way back. Born into Mali’s venerable griot tradition of musicians and storytellers, Bassekou is a virtuoso of the ngoni, a West African lute that can roughly be described as the … Read more »

  • blog June 1, 2015

    Afropop Summer Concert Selects!

    During the summer,  New York shrugs off its vicious winter, and… transforms into a tropical city. And while it can be kind of sweaty and though it doesn’t always smell great, New York more than makes up for it with … Read more »

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