Culture June 21, 2018 at 03:23 pm

10 traditional African songs that won international acclaim

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor June 21, 2018 at 03:23 pm

June 21, 2018 at 03:23 pm | Culture

Yeke yeke by Mory Kante

The Guinean vocalist and player of the kora harp is best known internationally for his 1987 hit song “yeke yeke” which reached number one in Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, and Spain.

This song was the first ever African single to sell over one million copies.

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