'Songs of Freedom': Drowned in Sound meets Oumou Sangaré

'Songs of Freedom': Drowned in Sound meets Oumou Sangaré

Mon May 15th

Also known as ‘The Songbird of Wassoulou’ (after the region south of the Niger river where she was raised) on account of her striking voice, her music, whilst traditional, has always been thematically quite radical.

“Suffering either kills you, disables you, or makes you very, very strong. I tipped on the side of strength.”

Read the full interview with Oumou Sangaré on Drowned in Sound.