Rokia Traore - Quotes

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A melody without the right rhythm hardly exists.

A melody without the right rhythm hardly exists.

Going back and forth between Western Arabic and African countries clearly created the various musical backgrounds I could have and obviously influenced my professional attitude, my way of approaching both music composition and singing, particularly phrasing. ---->>>

We need self-confidence in our ability to build Africa. I trust in Mali and I trust in music. ---->>>

I loved music - listening and playing - but of course I could not imagine I would be a professional musician. It really happened step by step. ---->>>

Not what you would call a musical family, but my father used to play saxophone, and I discovered many genres of music when I was a child. ---->>>


Nationality: Malian
Born: 01-26, 1974
Occupation: Musician

Rokia Traoré (born January 26, 1974) is a Victoires de la Musique award-winning Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist, born in Mali as a member of the Bambara ethnic group.(wikipedia)