. . . Senegalese musician Daby Touré performing his song “Woyoyoye” ("A Cry") live in the studios of the BBC in 2015.
“Woyoyoye” is the opening track of Daby's 2015 album Amonafi, a Wolof word for “Once upon a time.” Enjoy!
Writes music critic Séverine Baron about Amonafi:
As always with Touré, a champion melodist, his melodies are clear, beautiful, and sticky enough to become earworms. The harmonies are trance-inducing, definitely reminding of a pure and authentic form of African music. The lyrics are varied, from touching on political issues to observations on his states of mind.
Related Off-site Links:
Daby Toure on His Latest Album, Amonafi, and Its Message – Séverine Baron (Rrverb, October 19, 2015).
Daby Touré: Amonafi Review – Easygoing African Fusion Pop – Robin Denselow (Rrverb, September 17, 2015).
Daby Touré, Musician Inspired By African Diaspora – wbur.org (November 27, 2015).
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