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Daara J (Pronounced Daa-raa Jee, which means “The School” in the Wolof language) are a Senegalese rap trio, consisting of N’Dango D, Aladji Man and Faada Freddy. Their music blends western hiphop with traditional African rhythms to create a great infectionsly dancy style. In their last album, Boomrang, they were joined by guests including Rokia Traore, who is one of the leading women in Malian music.

Their rise to fame was helped along by appearances at various WOMAD festivals around the world, and they also appeared at Live 8 concert, Eden Project, Africa Calling.


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  • summerkite

    nice for inline skating

    6 Nov 2010 Reply
  • ThYr0N

    Virtuoso grupo. Lástima que los 3 miembros que lo componían no sigan juntos. Ahora se llaman Daara j Family (compuesto por N'Dango D y Faada Freddy). Deberían estar catalogados en el recopilatorio "1001 discos que hay que escuchar antes de morir" Muchas gracias chicos!!

    2 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Dimka_Zatknites

    "Great combination of good rapping (w/ great beats & bass) and African melodies" - absolutely true! And I guess I even think there can be found spanish melodies ("Esperanza")

    7 Oct 2009 Reply
  • bahdja3003

    Great musicians and music big time!!! Enjoyed every minute of the show and our conversation in Karlsruhe. Take care, guys and keep going!

    20 Mar 2009 Reply
  • raggaeup

    great show at the womad, uk !!! ...even in the mud ;-)

    26 Sep 2007 Reply
  • hipi09

    Great music :)

    23 Jul 2007 Reply
  • jessmmm

    Great combination of good rapping (w/ great beats & bass) and African melodies. Where can I find more like this?

    16 Mar 2007 Reply
  • jessmmm

    I LOVE this group!! One of my most favorite hip hop groups!

    16 Mar 2007 Reply

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