Youssou Ndour et le Super Etoile Ndiadiane Ndiaye
His early work with the group, in the Latin style, was popular all over Africa during that time. N'Dour is one of the most celebrated African musicians in history. His mix of traditional Senegalese mbalax with eclectic influences ranging from Cuban rumba to hip hopjazzand soul won him an international fan base of millions. The New York Times described his voice as an "arresting tenor, a supple weapon deployed with prophetic authority".
InN'dour released his biggest international hit single, the trilingual " 7 Seconds ", a duet sung with Neneh Cherry.
Folk Roots magazine described him as Franco Evangelisti Franco Evangelisti African Artist of the Century.
He toured internationally for thirty years. InN'Dour was honoured with a Prince Claus Awardunder that year's theme "Languages and transcultural forms of expression". In Senegal, N'Dour became a powerful cultural icon, actively involved in social issues. Inhe organized a concert for the release of Nelson Mandela. InN'Dour cancelled an upcoming American tour in order to publicly deny support for the upcoming American invasion of Floorplan Music Tell You No Lie. In a public statement explaining his decision, N'Dour said:.
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As a matter of conscience I question the United States government's apparent intention to commence war in Iraq. Youssou Ndour et le Super Etoile Ndiadiane Ndiaye believe that coming to America at this time would be perceived in many parts of the world--rightly or wrongly--as support for this policy, and that, as a consequence, it is inappropriate to perform in the US at this juncture. He appeared in a joint Spain-Senegal ad campaign Youssou Ndour et le Super Etoile Ndiadiane Ndiaye inform the African public about the dramatic consequences Youssou Ndour et le Super Etoile Ndiadiane Ndiaye illegal immigration.
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Retrieved 28 September Retrieved 25 June WalFadjri in French. BBC News. London: Guinness World Records Limited. Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 July Retrieved 27 October Retrieved 23 October Lovely to hear 7 seconds with Jocelyn Beroard - I still don't like the song but she made it bearable!
And she makes a better contribution than Rokia Traore whose fluttery voice sounds like she was really nervous!!
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