First Malian Musician, Baba Sissoko to receive Obaland Royal Awards Honour.
April 29, 2018
Baba Sissoko “Obaland Royal Award” honouree for Best Africa Jazz musician of the Year 2018) (Honor)
Obaland academy recently recognised one of the most respected Malian Jazzist, musician, multi instrumentalist and a Jeli by birth, popularly known as Baba Sissoko, born on 08 March 1963.
On the 24th February 2018, Obaland academy committee alongside the traditional rulers from Edo State, earlier described his music as “Rythms from Heaven” while Chief Aiwansoba of Uselu, one of the Obaland academy trustees, defined the Malian’s Jazz hit maker as an evergreen musicacholic , due to series of Baba’s tracks aired at Obaland academy’s studio for consideration .
After a brief debate about Baba Sissoko’s devotion to Arican traditional music and his innovative styles of crossing genres of music, like Classical music with his madinka Jazz and blues fusion. Obaland academy couldn’t do otherwise than announcing the bitter truth by concluding positively to honour Baba Sissoko with a monarch prestigious honour “Obaland Awards” under the international category “Obaland Royal Award“for Best Africa Jazz musician of the Year 2018 (Honor)