The Sophomore Album


“...[his style] combines roots, reggae, dancehall and traditional West African rythms...[his] sound demonstrates his belief that 'You gotta change the music with the time'.” - The Beat

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Who Is Sekouba?

Sekouba Diakite is an Ivorian reggae musician. In the tradition of rootsy reggae from the 70s, Sekouba combines an eclectic mix of traditional West African rhythms known as Bolomba, using djembe drums and balafons. His potent lyrics, heavy ideas, and delicate voice are laced in his music in six different languages: Mandingo, French, English, Malinke, Bambara, and Dioula. He humbly has graced stages around the globe with generous performances, including Israel, Germany, Switzerland, Mali, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire. Find out more.