Worldbeat artist who is known for his fusions of reggae and salsa and for his single "Still."
He was inspired to learn guitar by the blind guitarist Mansour Seck.
He is best known for the albums Passion - Sources, Djam Leeli, and Firin' in Fouta.
He was raised in a fisherman's family in Podor, Senegal.
He was chosen to perform the song "Hunger" in Hans Zimmer's soundtrack for the 2002 film Black Hawk Down.