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Born in 1969 Dakar, Didier Awadi grew up in the district Friendship. A pioneer of the hip-hop movement in Senegal and West Africa, Awadi founded the group Positive Black Soul (PBS) with Doug-E-Tee (Amadou Barry) in 1989. Their first album, Boul Faalé (1994) was a success. Awadi released his first solo album Kaddu Gor (word of honor) in In 2002. The album won the Radio France Internationale World Music award in 2003.


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  • t le meyeur !!!
  • Lovin' the new album - truly amazing.
  • Saw his new CD (called Presidents d´Africque) presentation here in Dakar Last night. Great party!
  • salut je m'apelle watche ,je suis fou de rencontré didier awadi.
  • He was amazing last night at the Sage! Tony Allen was the last performer that night and when everybody was crying, encore, not only did Tony and his band come back but so did Awadi and co! It was fantastic! :D
  • Awadi en concert à la fête de l'Huma le 16 septembre 2006 scene des musiques du monde - Paris - Le Bourget 15€ / 3 jours

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