has been a backing vocalist since the early 1980s. She can be heard on
numerous albums by Salif Keita
, Papa Wemba
and many many others.
Halfway the 1990s, she started a solo career. She was mainly influenced by François Lougah
, and her first album
« Elouwo »
was released, on which most tracks are in the popular afro-zouk genre.
On her second album, « Menage à trois »
, she experimented with zouglou
together with zouglou band Les Poussins Chocs
On her 2002 album, « On est ensemble »
, she goes further in exploring different musical styles,
such as zouglou, fanfare, makossa and soukous, as well as more traditional influences from the region where her family came from
(canton Tigou). On the album she has worked with Cameroonian Douleur
and people like Boni Gnahoré
, Mario Canonge
and Guy Wahi
each composed a song on the album.
1964, in Abidjan