Tinariwen interviewed and perform on The Colbert Report!


Photo by: Thomas Dorn

Yesterday, November 29th, Stephen Colbert invited Tinariwen into the studio for an interview and to perform two songs on The Colbert Report! The Mali group just finished their U.S. tour this past week, ending with the performance on the Comedy Central show. Be sure to check out the interview below, as well as the performances for “Tenere Taqqim Tossam” and “Imidiwan Ma Tenam“. For the full episode, click here.

For more about their recent tour, be sure to check out the following concert coverage: Chicago Tribune, Consequence of Sound, The Village Voice, and Miami New Times.

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Ibrahim Ag Alhabib, Eyadou Ag Leche, Kyp Malone & Tunde Adebimpe