CHEIKH N\'DIGEL Lô is a Senegalese musician.
* 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Discography * 5 References * 6 External links
He was born in the late 1950s to Senegalese parents in Bobo Dioulasso
He joined Orchestre Volta Jazz , a Bobo variety band that played
Cuban and Congolese pop songs as well as traditional Burkinabé music.
Lô moved to
In 1995, Youssou N\'Dour offered to produce Lô's debut album, Ne La Thiass, which became a success worldwide.
In 2000, Lô sang alongside Ibrahim Ferrer on "Choco's Guajira", from Cuban pianist Rubén González 's album Chanchullo .
In 2002, he appeared on two tracks of the Red Hot Organization 's tribute album to Fela Kuti , Red Hot and Riot . He collaborated with Les Nubians and Manu Dibango on one of the tracks, "Shakara / Lady (Part Two)."
Lô is a member of the Baye Fall , a movement within the Mouride Sufi order of Islam. As such, he has dreadlocks , which is part of the order's customs. The reggae influence in his music, along with his dreadlocks, often leads to the misinterpretation that he is Rastafarian .
* Ne La Thiass (1996) * Bambay Gueej (1999) * Lamp Fall (2005) * Jamm (2010) * Balbalou (2015)
With Rubén González
* Chanchullo (2000)
* The Rough Guide to the Music of Senegal