About RIMKA | Afrobeat Sabar
RIMKA is made up of talented African Artists and Musicians with origins from Senegal, Tanzania and Nigeria, who all influence the amazing sounds and mesmerising melodies that come from the collaboration.
WOMAD - World of Music, Arts and Dance
WOMEX - The World Music Expo
Three Wise Monkeys Todmorden
Burnley Canal Festival
Catch the Wind Kite Festival
Rag N Bone Warrington to name a few.
Rimka is fronted by Karim Mbaye a Senegalese musician, master percussionist and internationally renowned recording artist who has worked with musicians from all over the world.
The band have performed at many UK events, festivals and venues such as
Afrobeat is a style of popular music incorporating elements of African music and jazz, soul, and funk.
The sabar—from the Serer people in origin, is a traditional drum from the West African nation of Senegal. It is generally played with one hand and one stick.