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Kandia Kouyaté

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Kandia Kouyaté

Kandia Kouyaté has been played on NTS in shows including The NTS Guide to…, featured first on 12 February 2021. Songs played include Sarddiga.

Kandia Kouyaté (also known as Kandja Kouyaté, born in 1959 in Kita, Mali) is a Malian jelimuso (a female griot) and kora player; she has earned the prestigious title of ngara, and is sometimes appellated La dangereuse and La grande vedette malienne. Kouyaté's dense, emotional, hypnotic manner of singing and her lyrical talents have earned huge acclaim in Mali, though she remained relatively little known outside Africa, due to extremely limited availability of her recordings. Her home town of Kita is…

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Sarddiga
Kandja Kouyaté, L'Ensemble Instrumental Du Mali
Sound1983
Sarddiga
Kandja Kouyaté, L'Ensemble Instrumental Du MaliSound1983
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