Eric Bibb & Habib Koite: Brothers in Bamako

American singer-guitarist Eric Bibb and West African singer-guitarist Habib Koité have joined forces for the new album, Brothers in Bamako. The two first met and became friends a decade ago when Putumayo Records invited both musicians to play on Mali to Memphis and they've finally gotten around to recording together. More than a simple duet... Continue Reading →

Gigi: Shemum Mune Mp3

I love this song! Ethiopian singer Ejigayehu “Gigi” Shibawbaw's rich voice and use of African rhythms is similar to that of Angelique Kidjo, but there's a strong infusion of jazz and funk in this arrangement. The song is from her upcoming Mesgana Ethiopia, which will be released October 19th. Gigi- Shemum Mune (mp3)* Buy @... Continue Reading →

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