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Rokia Traoré will release a new album, Né So, on Nonesuch Records on February 12
The Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré announced that she will be releasing her sixth album, Né So, this February. The album sees the return of John Parish as producer after his role on her 2013 album Beautiful Africa, and features a wide range of guest performances from former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison, to Ivorian bassist Mathieu N’guessan and fellow labelmate Devendra Banhart.
The album features ten original songs and a cover of Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit’. It is available to preorder at iTunes.
Rokia will also headline London’s Roundhouse on February 6 as part of the venue’s new In the Round concert series. Tickets are available now. For more information, visit Traoré’s official website and Nonesuch Records.