Mbalax: Senegalese Trap Music?

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well minus the Trap..Mbalaax is an upbeat genre stemming from Senegal. Notable figures in Mbalaax include Yousoou N’Dour, Pape Diouf, and Waly Seck. Some of the music carries a strong message about religious leaders and faith, while others brag about Mbrokhe ( A Senegalese dish) . Both call for some electric dancing and an awesome show. Here is one lovely Mbalaax song about L-O-V-E  called Lula Nex- Aida Samb

ps I heard it means something around the lines of “Whatever you want“.

So burn some thiouraye, put on your bine-bine, make your lover his favorite meal and get cozy 😉

 

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