Dancehall reggae singer Habib Koite

Dancehall reggae singer Habib Koite - Koite was born on January 27, 1958 in Thies Senegal. He is a Malian singer, Songwriter and guitarist.

Dancehall reggae singer Habib KoiteDancehall reggae singer Habib Koite

Habib is also a mumber of a west african super-group which plays Balafon.

After graduating from Bamako National Institue of Arts in 1982, he formed his own band call "Bamada" in 1988.

His first chart topper was "Cigarette Abana" which means No more Cigarettes. The track was released in 1991.

Habib Koite has since released a number of singles and five (5) albums.

Albums are:
* Muso ko released in 1995
* Maya released in 1998
* Baro released in 2001
* Live! released in 2004 and
* Afrik released in 2007.

His music can be classified as Intermate and Relaxing. It can be enjoyed in English and Bambara.

In January 1995, Habib met his current manager, Belgian Michel De Bock, who, along with his partner Geneviève Bruyndonckx, are the directors of the management and production company Contre-Jour.

He music is well loved through out the contient of Africa.

Return to Dancehall Reggae world homepage from Dancehall Reggae singer Habib Koite page

Return to New Reggae artist page from Dancehall Reggae singer Habib Koite page

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Articles On Dancehall Reggae World You Might Have Missed ......

PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY

Producers, Artists, Publicist and Managers Get your  Product Out to Over 20,000 Music industry players.  Our players Include Radio Stations, Sound Systems and Deejays.  Click here to Contact Us For More detail.

Win a digital copy of "Welcome To Jamrock Digital CD" by answering the following question.

As a producer What's the name of the first album produced by Damian Jr Gong Marley on his Ghetto Youths International label?

CLICK HERE TO POST YOUR ANSWER