Rokia Traoré is a Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist.
She made six albums between 1998 and 2016. Bowmboï won the Critics Award category at the BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music in 2004 and Tchamantché won Victoires de la Musique World Music Album of the Year in 2009. Traoré won Best Artist in the Songlines Music Awards in 2009.
She is a member of the Bambara ethnic group.
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