Musiques de Guinée
Pictures of Hadja Kouyate
Hadja Kouyaté is a young griot singer from Guinea. Originary from
Géckédou, she started singing at the age of 5, at ceremonies in the region.
In 1989, she made a first stage appearance at the Feskora Festival in Conakry.
Related to great guitar players
Manfila Kante and Ousmane Kouyate, she started in showbiz by singing backing vocals already from the
mid 1990s. She participated as backing vocal on various, mostly very successful, albums such as
Thanks to her great voice, both powerful and warm, she started a solo career and first success came with the album
After the African production
|Yilimalo||2004||Frikyiwa FRIKCD1755||With Les Guinéens|
|Manding-Ko [Limited Edition With Photo Session Bonus]||2003||Frikyiwa FRIKCD029|
|Manding-Ko [Limited Edition With Bonus CD]||2003||Frikyiwa FRIKCD028|
|Manding-Ko||2001||Frikyiwa FKW001||With Ali Boulo Santo|