WOMEN of MALI

Malian musician Rokia Traore blends the musical traditions of her country with western influences. Her song Sarama is a tribute to the women of Mali.

 

Everyday they face their destiny

Shirtless, barefoot under the sun

Women in Africa are strong

 

Ô Mali Moussow (Femmes du Mali)

I miss your smile

 

I want to hear your laughter

I admire the courage you face your destiny with

Ô Farafina Mousow (Women of Africa)

I miss your smile

 

I want to hear your laughter

My inspiration is drawn from you

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