Mory Kanté

Mory Kanté

Also known as Kante, M. Kanté, M. Kante, M.Kante, More Kante, Mori Kanté, Mori Kante, Mory Kante, Mory Kante', Mory Kate
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.morykante.com

Discography of Mory Kanté:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Yeke Yeke ('96 Remixes) 2 Audio 1996-00-00 Blue Limited
2 Yeke Yeke 3 Audio 1995-00-00 Ffrreedom
3 Yeke Yeke ('96 Remixes) 3 Audio 1996 FFRR
4 Dimini (Matthias 'Matty' Heilbronn Remixes) 3 Audio 2001-11-00 Distance
5 Dimini (Matthias 'Matty' Heilbronn Remixes) 4 Audio 2001-11-00 Distance
6 Yé Ké Yé Ké 3 Audio 1987 Barclay
7 Yeke Yeke 4 Audio 1995
8 Yé Ké Yé Ké (Mory's House Remix) 3 Audio 1987
9 Yeke Yeke 2 Audio 1994 Barclay
10 Tama 2 Audio 1988 London Records
11 Yéké Yéké 4 Audio 1995 Going Global Series
12 Yeke Yeke ('96 Remixes) 4 Audio 1996 Going Global Series
13 Yé Ké Yé Ké 3 Audio 1987 London Records
14 Yeke Yeke ('96 Remixes) 3 Audio 1996 Going Global Series
15 Yé Ké Yé Ké 2 Audio 1987
16 Touma 10 Audio 1990 Barclay
17 Mogo Djolo 6 Audio 1994 Barclay
18 Yeke Yeke (96 Remixes) 4 Audio 1996
19 Yé Ké Yé Ké 5 Audio 1987 Polydor
20 Tama (Remix) / Yeke Yeke (Remix) 3 Audio 1988-00-00 London Records
21 Yé Ké Yé Ké (Martyn Young Remix) 3 Audio 1988 Barclay
22 Yeke Yeke 4 Audio 1996 FFRR
23 Punjeke Yeke 2 Audio 2004
24 Hardfloor Classic Remixes 2 2 Audio 2004
25 Yé Ké Yé Ké 4 Audio 1987 London Records
26 Yeke Yeke 4 Audio 1995 Ffrreedom
27 Tama 4 Audio 1988 Barclay
28 Yeke Yeke 2 Audio 2005-02-00 Not On Label (Mory Kanté)
29 Yeke Yeke 8 Audio 2005 Club Standards
30 Tama 4 Audio 1988 London Records
31 Bankiero 3 Audio 1990 Barclay
32 Akwaba Beach 8 Audio 1987 Barclay
33 Yé Ké Yé Ké 2 Audio 1987 Barclay
34 Yeke Yeke (2005 Remixes) 2 Audio 2005-11-08 Noise Works
35 Akwaba Beach 8 Audio 1987 Barclay
36 La Tension 4 Audio 1993 Barclay
37 Narama 6 Audio 2006-09-11 Mondo Records
38 Sabou 10 Audio 2004 Riverboat Records
39 Narama 2 Audio 2006-09-00 Mondo Records
40 La Tension (Remixes) 5 Audio 1993 Barclay
41 Yé Ké Yé Ké 3 Audio 1987 Barclay
42 Yé Ké Yé Ké 2 Audio 1987 Barclay
43 Yeke Yeke / Voodoo Ray 2 Audio 2004 Not On Label
44 Bankiero 2 Audio 1990 Barclay
45 Akwaba Beach 8 Audio 1988
46 Yeke Yeke Remixes 2 Audio 2008-04-28 Not On Label (Mory Kanté)
47 10 Cola Nuts 6 Audio 1986 Barclay
48 Mankene 3 Audio 1990 Barclay
49 Yé Ké Yé Ké 3 Audio 1987 London Records
50 Bankiero 4 Audio 1990 Barclay


Mory Kanté (born February 24, 1950 in Kissidougou, Guinea) is an acclaimed vocalist and player of the kora harp. He was born into one of Guinea's best known families of griot (hereditary) musicians. After being brought in the Mandinka griot tradition in Guinea, he was sent to Mali at the age of seven years – where he learned to play the kora, as well as important voice traditions, some of which are necessary to become a griot.

In 1971 Kanté became a member of the Rail Band, in which Salif Keïta was a singer. Keïta left the band in 1973, leaving Kanté as the singer.

Mory Kanté is best known internationally for his 1987 hit song "Yéké Yéké", which was also one of Africa's best-ever selling hits.


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