Binetou Sylla

Kongo Music, African Pop Music with Binetou Sylla

C’est soir: Binetou Sylla avec the producer Charles Tabu, singer Lodia H2O, and Charlotte Kalala. Discussing Koffi Olomide and and and... Final hour live of PASS Pop-Up in Paris. Lock in for the finale. Still time to ndombolo.

Friday featured a stack of Syllart records and some with Binetou Sylla guiding us from Paris-Kinshasa-Baranquilla with Yondo Syster from Soukous Star, guitarist Dally Kimoko and DJ Yannick Do.

Thursday’s focus: Congolese rumba. History lessons avec Nico, Franco, Tabu Ley and co. DJ, broadcaster, label-boss Binetou Sylla running tings. Allez!

Binetou Sylla

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PASS in Paris: Syllart Records

Established in 1978 by Senegalese producer Ibrahima Sory Sylla, Syllart Records is an independent label who cover a range of styles, primarily focused on music made in west Africa. Artists include Miriam Makeba, Franco, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Orchestra Baobab, Orchestre Poly-Rhytmo de Contonou, Salif Keita, Ismael Lo, and the catalogue of fabled label Editions Syliphone Conakry. For our PASS Pop-UP in Paris we welcome producer, DJ and Syllart label-boss Binetou Sylla.      ( continue reading

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