Yoro Noukoussi

Born in North Benin, Africa and chief’s son of the Waama people, Yoro Noukoussi is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter who learned the art of storytelling and drumming from his family as they traveled the region sharing their cultural traditions.

Now in Canada, Yoro is in great demand as a performer, having mastered the donga (talking drum), kokomba (congas), and djembe. On stage, both solo and with his band, he is a dynamic and mesmerizing performer, drawing you in to the sights, sounds, and rhythms of West Africa.