To coincide with the release this month on Society of Sound of the album ‘Fatteliku’ by Senegalese superstar Youssou N’Dour, one of the most recognizable and feted voices from Africa, here is a selection of other great African Voices released on the Real World Records label.
Baba Maal – Call To Prayer from Passion Sources
Papa Wemba – Image from Emotion
Geoffrey Oryema – Makambo from Exile
Ayub Ogada – Kothbiro from En Mana Kuoyo
Remmy Ongala – Nasikitika from Songs for the Poor Man
Pape and Cheikh – Mariama from Mariama
Maryam Mursal – Somali Udiida Ceb from The Journey