Mali musicians

Until March this year, Mali was best known for being a peaceful haven in a bad West African neighbourhood, famous for its countless amazing musicians including Salif Keita, Toumani Diabete and Tinariwen. Now it’s better known as ‘West Africa’s Afghanistan’. So what are Malian musicians doing to promote peace? On my last trip to Mali in September I spoke to Ousmane Toure, one of the leaders of ‘Sofas (Warriors) of the Republic…Listen here:

http://bit.ly/UNrBk8

And the song ‘Ca Suffit’ (that’s enough!) is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7DVVP5nDGE

Categories: *Mali, Audio and Video production, and Countries.