Ismaël Lô

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Iso

Tadieu Bone

Diawar

The Best Of - The Balladeer

Jammu Africa
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Biography:
Genres: World

Ismaël Lô is a Senegalese musician, writer and painter, who was born in Dogondoutchi, Niger on August 30, 1956. Lo's family returned to Senegal and settled in the town of Rufisque, near the capital Dakar, when Lo was just a baby. As a child, Lo played the guitar and the harmonica. Growing up with a culture steeped in musical roots was infectious for Lo. By the time he was a teenager he had joined the popular group Super Diamono, but left in 1984 to pursue a solo career. Lo has cited Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Etta James, as having an impact on his musical style. Lo worked hard to build a reputation for himself within the musical community and by 1990 it had paid off when he signed a ... Continue Bio >>

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