Youssou N’Dour was an unlikely poster boy for Africa when world music first reared its head. Although there was no doubting his popularity at home, music from Senegal was a minority taste.
But Youssou did rise to the top and today is one of the very few African artists whose names have global recognition. These 2CDs chart his rise and include crucial recordings that have changed the face of the world’s music. Includes detailed sleevenotes and a fold-out poster.