Afel Bocoum interview: “By the time corona arrived we had already more than enough going on here in Mali” | Songlines
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Afel Bocoum interview: “By the time corona arrived we had already more than enough going on here in Mali”

By Bram Posthumus

A key figure in Ali Farka Touré’s band, Afel Bocoum is releasing a long-awaited and rare solo album that finds him stepping into the limelight. He talks to Bram Posthumus about living in exile in Bamako, the situation in Mali and his desire to reconnect with the world

Afel Bocoum 4 By Christien Jaspars

Afel Bocoum (photo: Christien Jaspars)

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