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Mbalax, the intricate dance music of Senegal, has been made more accessible to Western listeners by Cheikh Lô (born Cheikh N'Digel Lô). Softening the hard edges of mbalax and incorporating elements of salsa, Zairian/Congolese rhumba, folk, and jazz, Lô has created an infectious, hook-laden style of pop music. While Roots World described Lô's musical approach by writing "complemented by the acoustic guitar, exploding tama, and free-falling electric bass, Lô's voice has a rounded sweetness with poetic hills and valleys… read more

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    Sénégal-Brésil: ♥
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    why was I being dumb and not stocking up on all of his albums... it's just... amazing.
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    this man performs his music with a lot of soul :) his a great musician, I saw him live....
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    what a load of mbalax
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    mbalax! my blood! mooo gueen thi musiic yi ma xam! diadieuf àtous. merci et thank you
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