Musiques de Côte d'Ivoire
Awa Maïga has been a backing vocalist since
nearly 15 years. She can be heard on on numerous albums of
Papa Wemba, Cesaria Evora and many many others.
Halfway the 1990s, she started a solo career mainly in the popular afro-zouk genre.
On her second album, she experimented with zouglou together with zouglou band Les Poussins Chocs.
On her 2002 album, On est ensemble, she goes further in exploring different musical styles, zouglou, fanfare, makossa and soukous, as well as more traditional influences from the region where her family came from (canton Tigou). On the album she has worked with Cameroonian Douleur, and people like Boni Gnahoré, Mario Canonge and Guy Wahi each composed a song on the album.
Born: in Abidjan
Style: afro-zouk, zouglou.
|Na Weli...||2006||X-POL Music|
|On est ensemble||2002||JPS Production CDJPS|
|Menage à trois||1999||Déclic 846159-2|
|Eluowo||1997||Blue Silver 50545-2||Déclic Distribution|
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