Bill Diakhou – Tani
Senegalese hip-hop BANGERS. Well, at least tracks 1, 2 and 6. Anyone who raps that hardcore over a kora and an 808 gets high marks in my book (see track 5). I appreciate the English-language hook on track 2, sung by someone with a lump in their throat or a taste for Antony (of Antony and the Johnsons). And track 7 is just plain smoove.
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cool! thanks for sharing this one.
Thx cool stuff. I love malian music , i just want to know if you have some ….
yes, i have malian music…. what kind are you interested in hearing here?
Track 7 … yeah, really enjoyed that
I love it.thanks.
dope senegalese music haha… throwback to the 90s… but 15 years later.
I love this tape. Just wanted to let you know that the number 6 song kole share the same instrumental as Seth Gueko – Hasta Siempre, which is a very good track too from the maxi “mains sales” (2004).
I guess Bill Diakhou got his instrumental from Seth Gueko and not the other way around because the instrumental version was featured on the maxi.
Excellent upload; track 7 is stunning. Got here from ATFA Boiler Room mix. Keep up the fantastic work!