Daby Balde,born in 1969 is an awarded Senegalese roots and traditional musician. Listen to his nice song “Boye“:
Laba Badara Sosseh (* March 12, 1943 in Bathurst, now Banjul, Gambia; † September 20, 2007 in Dakar, Senegal) was a senegambian salsa musician.
Here is song “Aminata ”
Thione Seck, born in 1955, is a great senegalese musician performing mbalax. Here’s his nice song “Bour”:
TERANGA in Senegal means: “The land of welcome, sharing and hospitality.” TERANGA is a show that gathers mentally handicapped musicians – most of them having Downs Syndrome – with professional musicians. They began performing in 2000.
Touré Kunda is a Senegalese musical group whose 20-year career encompasses recordings in six languages and collaborations with well-known musicians such as Carlos Santana. They have had considerable success in Africa and Europe, and are active in social causes such as Children’s rights and advocates for the homeless. Here is the song “Nidiaye”
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Habib Koité (born 1958 in Thiès, Senegal) is a solo singer, songwriter and guitarist. His supporting cast, Bamada, is a super-group of West African talent, including Kélétigui Diabaté playing balafon. Here is his song “Batoumambe”
Thione Seck, born in 1955, is a great senegalese musician performing mbalax. Here’s his nice song “Mathiou”:
Youssou N’Dour, one of my favourite world musicians, is a very popular senegalese singer and percussionist from Dakar. Here’s his song “Xale Bi”, from 2011:
Listen to all his other great songs here
A great one this afternoon, although I can’t find anything about them. But in their song “Maaro“, Fitt Band Experience, a reggae gruop, are singing about Africa and it’s political leaders(e.g. Thomas Sankara, Lumumba), problems and politics. If you know more about this excellent group, please contact me! And the YouTube video is 2 minutes too long… ;)
Maaro seems to be off, so listen to their song “Lazi”: