Category Archives: Burkina Faso

Kizito Bationo / Burkina Faso


Kizito is another great artist with a long carrier behind him to come from Burkina Faso. His album  “M’Ba Yiri” is about the feelings you can have when you’ve been too far and for too long from home. M’Ba Yiri is … Continue reading

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Sams’k Le Jah / Burkina FAso


Reggae singer banned for stirring up youth revolt “The singer, radio programme director and radio host Sams’K Le Jah (real name: Sama Karim) who hosted a weekly reggae show on Ouaga FM has been denied access to the radio because of a … Continue reading

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Beta Simon / Côte d’Ivoire


While we are at the Ivory coast I have to mention Beta Simone. (click name for a webpage about him or follow this link to the Beta Simone Site Officiel) Maybe he is not as well known as alpha Blondie … Continue reading

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