THIONE BALLAGO SECK (born March 12, 1955) is a Senegalese singer and musician in the mbalakh genre. Seck comes from a family of "griot" singers from the Wolof people of Senegal. His first job was with Orchestre Baobab , but he later formed his own band, Raam Daan , which he still heads.
Seck's album Orientation was one of four nominated for BBC Radio 3 's World Music Album of the Year in 2006. In much of his music, and notably on this album, Seck experiments with the use of Indian border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">
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