- region:West Africa
- label:World Music Network
- type:Band, Composer/Songwriter
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The legendary West African singer and kora player, talented griot from Guinea in West Africa was the first African artist to sell a million singles with 'Yeke Yeke', which topped the European charts in 1988. Mory Kante has since released many acclaimed albums and has toured extensively with his live shows being positively received.
2008 will celebrate the 20 years of Yeke Yeke with an extensive "tribute to Yeke Yeke tour during summer 2008