Royal Messenger, born as Ali Gaye, raised up in a griot family in Gambia is a talented reggae musician. Have a listen to his amazing song “I Cry”:
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 ”
A great find today: Mdungu, a group of nine musicians performing jazz and afro-jazz music. Here’s their great song “Pick Up“:
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”