surprises with a new album, with the artistic input by Philippe Cohen Solal (Gotan Project). With a more commercial
and danceable approach (contributions by Manu Dibango, Bobby McFerrin, Esperanza Spalding, Roots Manuva), Salif hopes to
conquer international markets, including the USA...
read more about noble families, albinos and ambitions
New album by Abdou Guité Seck
Abdou Guité Seck is a talented young
singer from Senegal, who was born in Saint Louis (or Ndar as the town is commonly called) from a griot mother. In November, he
released a new album « Jëlël » ("take" or
"here you are"), on which he sing for African women (Mes parents), and for a medical association ASHIR.
read more about 10 years of solo career, Wock and
Youssou N'Dour needs no introduction, unless you lived
under a rock for the past 20 years or so... This singer, band leader, businessman, and politician (part of Senegal's government
since this year) will probably record less than before. We will have to do with a 2011 album for the Senegalese market,
« Mballax Dafay Wax » and a double best of album
« From Senegal to the World: 80s Classics & Rarities »
read more about You, Super Etoile and Presidential Elections
Douleur is a Cameroonian singer with 30 years
of musical experience. Somehow, he always managed to conceal his face on album sleeves, which started accidently on his first
album but became more of a gimmick on following albums. His latest album shows his face as a Lion Man, half lion, half man,
which was for decades the sobriquet of Cameroon's president Biya...
read more about Douleur, faces and makossa