Music from Burkina Faso – Yeleen

Today, I would present you one of my favourite “bands”-the hip-hop group Yeleen from Burkina Faso, with Smarty and Mawndoé:  “Chemin de l’exil”, from their first album “Juste 1 peu 2 lumière“. Modern rap, with elements of African folk music, reggae and afrobeat represents their feelings perfectly. In the year 2007 they got the  Kundé d’or” for the best artist from Burkina Faso. This is an old post…..

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11 thoughts on “Music from Burkina Faso – Yeleen

  1. Pingback: Music from Burkina Faso – Yeleen | Worldmusic

  2. I think you will like Daara J, Positive Black Soul – Two hip hop groups from Senegal (Awadi is also cool)
    Sister Fa is also good hip-hop. She is a Senegal artist that raps about women’s rights

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