Daily Discovery: Koto Brawa – NAAMU

Koto Brawa, a gifted Burkinabé drummer, singer, and percussionist, seamlessly fuses traditional African rhythms from his Dagara heritage with contemporary sounds like funk, blues, jazz, and electro. His latest single, “Naamu,” is a creative blend of West African acoustic instruments with Asian and electric elements, highlighting his skill in merging traditional African beats with modern influences.

Having made a name for himself since 1995 in Burkina Faso, Brawa has worked with various artists, including Sally Nyolo, Gasandji, Yapa, Ryoko Nuruki, and Andra Kouyaté.

“Naamu” exemplifies his ability to combine diverse rhythmic styles and cultures, reflecting both his deep musical roots and his innovative approach to music.