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Mali Yaro :  Walambandi

Mali Yaro and his group Gombé Star are well known for their appearance at weddings. Doula Boureima, named Mali Yaro, is singer and leader of the group. The other members of the group are: Papa Rassoulalaye Gueye (dance rhythmically), Omar Tankari (soloist), Mahamadoul-Habibou Elh Amadou (bass), Seydou Mounkaila (drums), Manzo Abdoulaye (tam-tam), and Boubacar Kandou (trumpet) [source].

Some information and three song can be found at Fofo Magazine, Walambandi, Zakey and La Paix at MP3

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Idi Sarki
Mali Yaro, video still from 'Walambandi'
Mali Yaro
Moussa Poussi, video still from 'Tireye' Moussa Poussi
Other videos are available on YouTube, for a nice list view here.

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