Voices United for Mali - 'Mali-ko'

From Emergent Africa Sun Jan 20 2013, 06:00:00

In the Diaspora

In response to the situation in Mali, Fatoumata Diawara has gathered together over 40 of the Country's most renowned musicians to record a video and song calling for peace. The group collectively called 'Voices United for Mali' includes Amadou and Mariam, Oumou Sangare, Bassekou Kouyate, Vieux Farka Toure, Djelimady Tounkara, Toumani Diabate, Khaira Arby, Kasse Mady Diabate, Baba Salah, Afel Bocoum, Tiken Jah, Amkoullel and Habib Koite amongst many others. The track is called 'Mali-ko' (Peace / La Paix).

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