Sekouba Bambino - YouTube Induced Mania Paris : 150 African Musicians in 90,000-Seat Stadium

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For the first time in the history of mankind, the best of African music relocates from YouTube to invests in the Parisian 90,000-Seat Stade de France on June 11, 2011.

The event will mobilize and more than 150 artists, musicians and dancers on stage for a single concert. All rhythms and colors of the African musical creativity will be honored and Africa will come together in Paris to celebrate African culture.

Sekouba Bambino

Sekouba Diabate "The golden voice of Guinea" was born in 1964 in Kintinya near Siguiri in Upper Guinea to griots parents. His mother was a famous singer, especially with the title "Apollo" backed back then by her son.

He worked with several local bands of Siguiri until 1979, when he received the award for best singer of Guinea at age 15. He then joined the national orchestra Bembeya Jazz at the express request of the Guinean president Sekou Toure. There he acquires his nickname for Bambino is not confused with its namesake, this guitar virtuoso of the orchestra.

In parallel on a solo career, he joined as a guest then as a permanent group "Salsa Africain" well known as Africando. After his album Sinikan was released in 2002, he became known by a wide audience all over the world and became one of the best exponents of contemporary Mandinga music.[endtext]

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