INNA MODJA- ELECTRO BAMAKO
Date : April 16th 2016
Location : Pan Piper- Paris (France)
Who’s Inna MODJA ?
Inna MODJA alias Inna Bocoum, delights us. Malian singer, model and actress born May 19, 1984, in Bamako, she is the sixth of a family of seven children.
In Fulani, Malian a common language, Modja means “bad; not good “.
At the age of 6, her parents, diplomats, enroll her in a choice. Although she has fairly classic tastes, teenager, she still hesitates between hard rock and love songs.
She visits her neighbor Salif Keita, a musician, who joins him in his group of old bossa nova and jazz fans.
At the of 18 she flies for France. Unbeknownst to her parents, she was excised at age 5 by a family member who wanted to respect the tradition. Marked for life in her soul, saved in her flesh thanks to an operation at the age of 22, she has since been campaigning in acts and songs against this practice and violence against women.
Inna Modja – Concert Le Ring – Live interpretant TOMBOUCTOU
MIX CONCEPT, combining the Kora and Mandinka ranges electronic beats and sometimes Hip-Hop, the electro-mandingo refreshes the urban African musical landscape with its ultra-modern melodic and rhythmic universe.
Inna Modja, the young star of Afro-pop, present her latest album “Motel Bamako”, a subtle return to the sources of Mali dressed Electro-Hip-Hop.
And Electro Bamako, the precursors of the genre, who will be on stage to set fire to the titles of their album “Now”, one of the most accomplished opus of the electro-Mandingo movement.Partner of the event, the platform Art Press Yourself will propose exhibition and fashion stand to make discover the Afro-urban artists of the moment.
Heat, trance, melodic beauty and percussive machines, come and taste the delights of electro-mandingues with #AFRKN, April 16th at Pan Piper.
With “Motel Bamako”, she mixes the sounds in a committed album. Inna Modja and her 4 sisters were excised children, without the knowledge of their parents. Although the young woman has come a long way and has been able to benefit from reconstructive surgery, this ordeal has strengthened her fight, struggles to improve the living conditions of women and fight against the violence that they are suffering in Africa, but also elsewhere in the world. In the first single of “Motel Bamako”, “Timbuktu”, she does not mince words and calls Malian women to free themselves.
Album ”Motel Bamako” by Inna MODJA
‘TOMBOUCTOU’ by d’Inna Modja. from the ALBUM ‘ ‘MOTEL BAMAKO’ ‘. Directed by Inna Modja &
Concert at PAN PIPER