Archive | April 9, 2013

Shimmering, sweet sound of Diallo

By Stephen Cooke AMONG CANADIAN world music artists there are few sounds sweeter than the shimmering guitar finger work of West African musician Alpha Yaya Diallo. A three-time Juno Award winner, Diallo’s immaculate playing meshes perfectly with his plaintive vocals on songs contrasting his life in Guinea with the challenges he’s faced since leaving his […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Stella Mwangi Ft Collo and Mimmo – Floss Na Wewe

UK-Bound Kenyan-Norwegian singer Stella Mwangi has recorded a song with some of her fellow Kenyan musicians. Floss na Wewe is the latest release from the soulful diva. The song showcases the singer-cum rapper’s vocal prowess. Her counterparts are not undermined by her star status as they both lay very decent rap lyrics on the slow […]

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