Étoile de Dakar
About Étoile de Dakar
Lead singer Youssou N'Dour, born October 1 1959 in Dakar, is a Senegalese singer and percussionist. He began performing at the age of 12. Within a couple of years he was performing regularly with the Star Band, Dakar's most popular group in the early 1970s. Several members of the Star Band joined Orchestre Baobab about that time. In 1979, he formed his own ensemble, the Etoile de Dakar. His early work with Etoile de Dakar was in the typical Latin style popular all over Africa during that time... Read more about Étoile De Dakar on Last.fm.