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New Music Videos Added: Keur Daouda Cisse

New Music Videos Added: Keur Daouda Cisse

The new albums have been out for a few weeks. We are looking forward to sharing more of our partner communities’ music videos with you. Today we are happy to share videos from Keur Daouda Cisse. Kerok La Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Buy a recording of this song. Serigne Fallou Laay Woyantoo Buy a recording of […]

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Music-listening party!

Music-listening party!

Wouldn’t it be great to get together a group of your friends to travel together to one of Community Voice’s beautiful partner communities and have your own personal concert? Well, the next best thing would be hosting a listening party of your own! To celebrate this week’s release of our nine new records, we have […]

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Community Voice International interviewed by BBC

Community Voice International interviewed by BBC

In response to the release of nine new albums of local music from communities across Senegal, BBC World Service’s Newday aired a radio segment on Community Voice International on October 16, 2013. The broadcast prominently featured three songs by Community Voice partner communities: “Dinbaayaa” by Dar Salam, “Timpo” by Sare Bidji, and “Rewbe Leydi Am” […]

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Nine new albums of local music recorded by communities across Senegal

Nine new albums of local music recorded by communities across Senegal

After months of planning, crowd-funding, traveling, mixing, mastering, and more planning, we are very proud to present to you nine new albums of never-before-recorded music from communities all across Senegal! This is the first time rural communities have recorded local music to share their culture with a global audience and generate funds for local development. […]

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8 Days 8 Communities – Day 8: Keur Bakary

8 Days 8 Communities – Day 8: Keur Bakary

In anticipation of the release of nine albums of never-before-heard Senegalese music (one from each of our new partner communities and a compilation of all of them) on October 15, 2013, we will be highlighting one community each day for the eight days leading up to the release. Today we are showcasing Keur Bakary, a […]

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8 Days 8 Communities – Day 7: Dar Salam

8 Days 8 Communities – Day 7: Dar Salam

In anticipation of the release of nine albums of never-before-heard Senegalese music (one from each of our new partner communities and a compilation of all of them) on October 15, 2013, we will be highlighting one community each day for the eight days leading up to the release. Today we are showcasing Dar Salam, a […]

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8 Days 8 Communities – Day 6: Yelingara

8 Days 8 Communities – Day 6: Yelingara

In anticipation of the release of nine albums of never-before-heard Senegalese music (one from each of our new partner communities and a compilation of all of them) on October 15, 2013, we will be highlighting one community each day for the eight days leading up to the release. Today we are showcasing Yelingara, a Soninke […]

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8 Days 8 Communities – Day 5: Thielao

8 Days 8 Communities – Day 5: Thielao

In anticipation of the release of nine albums of never-before-heard Senegalese music (one from each of our new partner communities and a compilation of all of them) on October 15, 2013, we will be highlighting one community each day for the eight days leading up to the release. Today we are showcasing Thielao, a Pulaar […]

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8 Days 8 Communities – Day 4: Soudiane

8 Days 8 Communities – Day 4: Soudiane

In anticipation of the release of nine albums of never-before-heard Senegalese music (one from each of our new partner communities and a compilation of all of them) on October 15, 2013, we will be highlighting one community each day for the eight days leading up to the release. Today we are showcasing Soudiane, a Bambara […]

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A musical first: Songs recorded by remote West African communities to be released for sale

We have worked with our colleagues at Tostan to create a press release announcing the release of our partner communities’ nine new albums. Read more below… PRESS RELEASE – A Musical First – Songs Recorded by Remote West African Communities to Be Released for Sale… by Community Voice International

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