Mali is currently going through a difficult period of history. Militants have taken over the North of the country and are attempting to destroy many relics of its ancient past.This aside the country has produced, and still is producing, some of Africa’s most incredible music. In response to the unbelievable Tinariwen concert this week, here are a few songs of influence. You can download Fatoumata Diawara’s Kanou for FREE here.
1. Kanou- Fatoumata Diawara
2. Illiagh Tenere- Abdallah Oumbadougou
3. Lledeman- Etran Finatawa
4. Klema- Neba Solo
5. Sounsoumba- Oumou Sangare
6. Amassakoul N’Tenere- Tinariwen