Today we have some special goodies for all you afropoppers out there, in the form of some wonderful video we shot at Rokia Traore's soulful performance at Highline ballroom this past weekend.
Rokia was in top form with a killin' international band featuring, in particular, an exceptionally fantastic bassist who introduced himself to me simply as "Disco" (aka Christophe Minck).
Driven by Rokia's beautifully unique personality both as a singer and songwriter, the set ranged from some old school Miriam Makeba to funky bass breakdowns and unexpected hard rocking interludes.
All this combined with Rokia's captivating beauty and charming stage presence made it one of the most thoroughly enjoyable concerts in recent memory.
-Gabriel and the whole gang here at Afropop
ROKIA TRAORE LIVE AT HIGLINE 4/17
ROKIA TRAORE AND BAND--THE END OF A GREAT SHOW