Beautiful Africa - Rokia Traoré
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8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

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87

Universal acclaim - based on 10 Critics

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  1. she recorded her fourth album with Polly Jean Harvey adjutant John Parish, and musically they get results.... But non-Bamanan speakers may well find that her supple vocals are no more engaging should they follow her unremarkable spiritual tribulations in English or French.
  2. Sep 23, 2013
    80
    The Malian singer Rokia Traoré has a gentle voice with a steely core, one that’s revealed more clearly than ever on Beautiful Africa.
  3. Rokia rocks, and it's a fine and bracing thing to hear.