Music from Gambia – Jalex Akuntu

Jalex  a.k.a. Akuntu ( real name Malang Touray), is a Gambiam musician. His grandfather was a famous Géwël who encouraged him as a youth to pursue the Afro-Manding style of music combining his melodic singer’s voice with the traditional Afro-Mandinka genre of music. He himself calls it “Afro-Afric”. Here´s  his amazing song:  “Tellen-dango dinna”

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