Explore music from around the world, with presenter Pierre Tremblay. Each week he introduces a unique mix of sounds, musical styles and languages. Whether traditional or contemporary, familiar or unusual, the selections you'll hear will always be captivating.
Catch it live:
Saturday 1.10pm -3pm
This week World Vibes has two musical themes of note ! First a selection of Hot Hits from African Diaspora musicians in North America, South America too, and Europe ! And then Hot New Hits mostly from Western Europe and farther afield ! A show not to be missed. Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts with our first African Diaspora musician with New York based rapper Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana-USA), then Kinshasa born singing rapper Maître Gims ft Dany Synthé (DR Congo-France), then Los Angeles based Congolese Rumba master Ricardo Lemvo (DR Congo-USA), then Quito based Mestizo Rock artist Sarazino (Algeria-Ecuador), Salegy Roots based diva Razia (Madagascar-USA), and in between we hear Hot New Hits from love duetting Bombai & Bebe (Spain), concert pop with M Clan (Spain), Afro-Dance from dj Rocky Marsiano (Portugal-Holland), ending the first hour with a last Diaspora track from Kora ambassador Mamadou Diabaté (Mali-USA). New and classic sounds to explore and discover, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our selection of African Diaspora musicians with New York based Raggae boss Sekouba (Ivory Coast-USA), new Acoustic Mandinka Pop diva Awa Sangho (Mali-USA), Vancouver based multi-instrumentalist singer Alpha Yaya Diallo (Guinea-Canada), Soukous roots master Samba Mapangala (DR Congo-USA), New York based Ethio Pop singer Gigi (Ethiopia-USA), in between we hear New Hits from romantic Conchita (Spain), life metabolisms with Tiziano Ferro (Italy), tongue-in-cheek punning with R.Wan (France), love warnings from Vanesa Martìn (Spain), ending the hour and the show with our last Diaspora artista, Chicago based Kora Jazz fusionist Foday Musa Suso with Jack Dejohnette (Gambia-USA). A stunning selection of sterling performances for one and all, enjoy ¡