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July 23, 2008 Comments Off on Alassane Sy – Ngatamaré Views: 945 Akwaaba wo Africa, Alassane Sy, Senegal

Alassane Sy – Ngatamaré

Alassane Sy had an office career until recently, when he decided to go back to his true passion: music. On our first release, Akwaaba wo Africa, we’re featuring one of Alassane’s most bautiful songs, Ngatamaré, which means rain in wolof, Senegal’s dominant language. More generally ngatamaré is synonymous with abundance, and in the song the word refers to Maimouna Sow, a woman who fills her home and friends with her abundance of care and respect.

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