About Rokia Traoré
Rokia Traoré is considered the most exciting and nejnaslouchanější current voice of Malian music. Singer, songwriter, musician and dancer from the Bambara people. Since 1997, when under the protection of the great Ali Farka Touré came on the scene, received the highest French music award Victoires de la Musique, won the prestigious inquiries BBC Awards for World Music and magazines fRoots and Songlines. Apparently does not want to reach for the stellar heights. Endowed with an exceptional voice, huge talent and gift to perceive cosmopolitanism as a priority, but it’s been vouchsafed. So far released only four albums, but stunned them across the world and reported on them and the media, who had been with African music, nothing.