Musiques de Côte d'Ivoire
|Monique Seka made her entry on Afro dance floors with her album Missounwa in 1989.
With her silky voice and the sophisticated production of her albums, she established fame rapidly.
She put Ivory Coast on the musical world map as a producer of outstanding (afro-)zouk. Other examples
of that Ivorian specialty is the music of Antoinette Allany, Nayanka Bell,
Awa Maiga, and Mathey.
On her latest album, Yélélé , Monique Seka chose for more musical diversity: apart from afro-zouk, there is Missounwa in a salsa version, one song in mandingo style, and another in Mapouka, a dance from the "Avikam" people in the coastal area, a dance currently used and abused in modern music in Abidjan. The Mapouka is criticised in the ivorian press as a too provocative dance, well, you have to see it...
|Le Best de Monique Seka... Love||2008|
|Le Best de Monique Seka... Afrozouk||2008|
|Palop - Best of: Obrigada||2004|
|15 ans: 15 succès||2002||Couleurs Music|
|Anthologie||1999?||Globe Music (Sony)|
|Yélélé||1999||Globe Music (Sony)|
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