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Pape & Cheikh

Pape & Cheikh released Mariama on Real World Records in 2002. Steeped in the traditions of their Serer region of central Senegal, but citing Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Joan Armatrading among their prime influences, Pape and Cheikh brilliantly encompass both concepts of folk music.

Further reading

NTS Work In Progress 2020 selection announced

Real World partnered with NTS Radio to support this artist development programme.

Spiro announce new live collaboration with Synergy Vocals

The contemporary classical vocal group are known as Steve Reich's vocalists of choice.

A look back on 2019 at Real World Records

Looking back on a busy twelve months for the record label in the year of our 30th birthday.

7 albums for daily meditation and reflection from around the world

Soundtrack the quieter moments of your day with this diverse selection of atmospheric recordings.