Malian Ngoni Master Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Sign to Sub Pop Records

Bassekou Kouyate - Photo by Robyn Chanda
Bassekou Kouyate – Photo by Robyn Chanda
Bassekou Kouyate  & Ngoni Ba have signed to Sub Pop Records for North America, one of the most celebrated and successful indie-rock labels of the last two decades, releasing Nirvana, Mudhoney, Soundgarden, St. Etienne, The Shins, Flight of the Conchords, L7 etc in an illustrious catalog. The second album "I Speak Fula" will be released in early 2010.

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba will be touring North America for 6 weeks as part of Bela Fleck’s Africa Project in Feb/March 2010. Bassekou appears on Bela’s acclaimed album and documentary film "Throw Down Your Heart‘.

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Author: World Music Central News Department

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