Thaïs Diarra is a singer with roots in Mali, Switzerland and Senegal. Her music is a blend of Afro-soul music, hip-hop and reggae. Thaïs Diarra’s unique style of music fuses West African Traditional music instruments like the kora. In 2020, Thaïs Diarra, accompanied by Senegalese kora player Noumoucounda Cissoko, drummer Axel Lussiez and the producer Fred Hirschy performed a one-off concert in Nairobi that was part of the Sauti za Busara Festival. Listen to the group performance on Soundcloud below. This performance is at Alliance Française de Nairobi.
Thaïs Diarra & Noumoucounda at Alliance Francaise, Nairobi
Thaïs Diarra was born in Switzerland to a Swiss mother and a Malian-Senegalese father. Her love for music began when she was a child. Her mother was a true lover of soul and reggae music while her father was a bass player.