LIITAL (LP + MP3)
LIITAL (LP + MP3)

Back
Artist

Aby Ngana Diop

Titel

LIITAL (LP + MP3)

Label
Awesome Tapes From Africa
atfa010lp

Reissue of 1994 cassette release by the Dakar diva, the 1st commercial recording to feature traditional female taasukat performing with modern accompaniment of mbalax, Senegals quintessential pop genre. The vinyl LP comes with download code.

stock
on Stock
Add to basket

21.99
* Preise inkl. MwSt zzgl. Versandkosten.
free
UK
12 Inch
Vinyl
c3y-3x
Black
Afro
Black
pos. 98
peak pos. 8
04.09.2014
23.11.2016
-


In 1994, the Dakar diva Aby Ngana Diop released her one and only studio cassette recording, Liital, to the Senegalese market. Liital was groundbreaking in the history of Senegalese music because it was the first commercial recording to feature a traditional female taasukat performing to the modern accompaniment of mbalax, Senegal's quintessential pop genre. (Mbalax grew out of Afro-Cuban music which was extremely popular in the post-Independence era of the 1960s, when combined with the rhythms of sabar and tama drums, sung in the native tongue of Wolof, mbalax became the primary popular music genre of Senegal, dominating the airwaves from the 1980s well into the twenty-first century and popularized worldwide by Youssou N'Dour.)

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Diop developed a reputation for being one of the most sought-after taasukats in Dakar, performing with her backup singers, dancers and drummers at parties, weddings and baptisms of the Dakar elite, including government officials and dignitaries. Known for her piercing, powerful voice, Diop was loved not only for her skills in taasu but for her "ngewele," or "art of being griot" - her speech, manner, facial expressions and hand gestures - all of which encapsulated the essence of griotness. When she performed, she commanded and captured everyone's attention with her charismatic stage presence and humor.

The cassette became a huge hit, propelling Diop to a new level of superstardom, allowing her to form an mbalax group which would perform soirees on major stages such as the Theatre National Daniel Sorano. Diop's cassette could be heard blasting from taxis and from loudspeakers at house parties, weddings and baptisms for years to come. Liital bridged the gap between the more traditional taasu and the modern mbalax sound, thus appealing to all generations of the Senegalese public - and they simply couldn't get enough of it.
(added: 2014-09-04 13:56:06 )
Customers who bought this item also bought :

Folgende Artikel könnten auch interessant sein:


UDG Creator Laptop Shi
Ultimate DJ Gear - UDG (U

Slipmat Concrete Jungl
Glowtronics (201-con-053)

Underwater / UDG Couri
Underwater

Headphone Pioneer HDJ-
Pioneer

Headphone & Scratch Ba
Zomo (1448)

Tonarmgewicht TT-1610
Numark Turntable

VINYLBOX VS-BOX 50 (ZE
Zomo / 2377

HardBody Headphone Cas
Slappa / slhp01

Turntable - Omnitronic
Omnitronic

Synch Bag - Rhythm Com
Synch Bags by Serena Gald

Headphone & Scratch Ba
Zomo (1446)

Ersatznadel Ortofon DJ
Ortofon / 090249

Antistatic Vinyl Reini
Manhigh / MH_RT01

Slipmat Concrete Jungl
Glowtronics (101-con-053)

DJ Shoulder Bag - Re-U
Airbag Craftworks

URL for your Homepage:
https://www.decks.de/t/aby_ngana_diop-liital/c3y-3x