Label: Make Up Your World - make w5 • Format: CD Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Afrobeat, African
But she's representative of a new generation that has brought forth a lot Mancipera - Rokia Traore* - Wanita professional women, for whom she's become a figurehead. She lauds hard work, her people, and the freedom to love.
Her own acoustic guitar work might be relatively simple, but the arrangements of her band fill out the sound wonderfully, especially the large, xylophone-like balafon and the n'goni, a kind of lute. At the same time, it's very appealing and rich on its own terms, her lulling voice a far cry from Mancipera - Rokia Traore* - Wanita stridency of many Malian female Wassoulou singers, something Western ears can accept quite readily -- a kind of African Joni Mitchellbut with a more acute social conscience.
Hers is a talent that's beginning to find full bloom with this record, fulfilling the promise of her earlier disc, and proving that the ground she broke before is a very fertile furrow indeed. Wanita establishes her at the head of a genre, not merely by virtue of doing it first, but by the sheer talent as a writer and singer which she brings to it.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental.
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre International. Track Listing. Kanan Neni. Mouso Niyalen. Yere Uolo. N Gotolen.
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