Young Youssou N'Dour

The Senegalese drummer, singer and bandleader Youssou N'Dour began his musical career in an unusual way: performing at kassak male circumcision ceremonies.

[In 1994 Youssou N'Dour and Neneh Cherry had a global hit with the single "7 Seconds."]

[The African magazine Nouvel Horizon once awarded Youssou N'Dour the title 'Senegalese Person of the Century.']

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