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Fatoumata Diawara session & Elza Soares freestyle

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 19 October 2011

Gilles is in conversation with Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, who performs an acoustic track for us. Plus samba legend Elza Soares supplies an exclusive freestyle over a Dilla beat.

As ever Gilles has loads of great music too, including a Kon re-work of Barry White, an Ifan Daydd remix of Emeli Sande, and a new track from Jay Electronica featuring Mobb Deep.

Music Played

29 items
  • Image for Radiohead

    Radiohead Bloom

    Objekt Remix

  • Image for Ticker Tape Def Sound

    Ticker Tape Def Sound 2 Dance In Our Minds

  • Image for B Bravo

    B Bravo Kiss N Tell

    Earnest Endeavours

  • Image for Onra

    Onra The Arrival

  • Image for Mystica Tribe

    Mystica Tribe Meditation Stick

  • Image for Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band

    Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band Orisa (Chancha Via Circuito Remix)


  • Image for Mauricia Maestro

    Mauricia Maestro Ancient Truth

    Far Out Recordings

  • Image for Nick Mulvey

    Nick Mulvey The River Lea

  • Image for Lana Del Rey

    Lana Del Rey Video Games (Joy Orbison Remix)

    Stranger Records

  • Image for Milyoo

    Milyoo Down Like You

  • Image for Omar-S

    Omar-S Nite's Over Compton


  • Image for New York Transit Authority – Off The Traxx (Catch That Train) (Lobster Boy) Conqueror

    New York Transit Authority – Off The Traxx (Catch That Train) (Lobster Boy) Conqueror Conqueror

    Lobster Boy

  • Image for Jay Electronica & Mobb Deep

    Jay Electronica & Mobb Deep Call Of Duty (Modern Warfare 3)

  • Image for Larry Achiampong

    Larry Achiampong Gye Nyame

    Look Mama Records

  • Image for Ray Steven Oche

    Ray Steven Oche Alaglanu

  • Image for Dizz1 & Aire Lekee

    Dizz1 & Aire Lekee Ftpati

  • Image for Jeb Loy Nichols

    Jeb Loy Nichols Hard Times


  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White Game In Your Play (Kon Re-Edit)

  • Image for PopPainKillaz

    PopPainKillaz YG & Ty$

  • Image for Mayer Hawthorne

    Mayer Hawthorne The Walk

    Universal Republic Records

  • Image for Rough Fields

    Rough Fields The Harbour Wall

    Kudos Records

  • Image for Zara McFarlane

    Zara McFarlane Until Tomorrow

    Ogris Debris Remix

  • Words And Music With Fatoumata Diaware

  • Image for Emeli Sandé

    Emeli Sandé Emeli Sandé - Daddy (Ifan Dafydd Remix)

  • Image for 2morrows Victory

    2morrows Victory Lift Off

  • Elisa Suarez Freestyle

    • Untitled

      Untitled (Elisa Suarez takes over the mic!)

    • Image for Scratcha DVA

      Scratcha DVA Madness feat Victor Duplaix


    • Image for DJ Rum

      DJ Rum Turiya


  • Wed 19 Oct 2011 02:00 BBC Radio 1

  • Wed 19 Oct 2011 02:00 BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland

  • Wed 19 Oct 2011 02:00 BBC Radio 1 Scotland

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