The Senegalese star of global success 7 Seconds returns with History. In his new album, the star of Dakar, invites artists of the current African scene like Spotless, tells stories about African immigrants in Europe, pays tribute to the deceased Nigerian artist, Babatunde Olatunji, an activist for the equality of rights in the United States. History , an intergenerational album.
History creates bridges, it is a balanced record between past and present, tradition and modernity, mbalax and Senegalese pop … Some saxophone notes, electro escapades, dancing percussions and sensual melody that gives flesh and life to this album of Youssou N’Dour.
“ I’m part of the hyphens. I always said to young people: listen to your story, listen to what made us vibrate and draw on that to move forward, by telling them that we have values, we have the composition, the creation, these are values that will help you because, I think the world is a little crazy, I think I’m a hyphen, between the two, it’s also the role of the griot, yes, the big brother “,Youssou N’Dour stresses .