Ret-RAW Saturdays: Mory Kante – Yeke Yeke

For those who don’t already know Mory Kante, here is why you should get to know him. Mory is responsible for the 1987 released hit song “Yé ké yé ké”, which according to Wikipedia “was one of Africa’s best-ever selling hits as well as being a European Number One in 1988, making it the first ever African single to sell over one million copies.” In addition to that “three songs from (the album) Akwaba Beach (1987) were referenced in three blockbuster songs in Hindi films.” And furthermore “Kanté received unexpected fame again in 1994 when the German techno duo Hardfloor created a dance remix of “Yéké Yéké”.” That is how big the Guinean artist is. So here it is, this Saturday’s flash back video….Mory Kante’s “Yéké Yéké”

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