Fatou Guewel
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b. Fatou Binetou Diouf, June 1964, Dakar, Senegal. Guewel sang at baptisms and traditional ceremonies from a young age, later becoming the vocalist with a small theatrical dance troupe. In 1992 she performed with the Ensemble Lyrique Traditional de Theatre National, and formed her own Groupe Sope Noreyni with musicians who, like Guewel, belonged to the small African Muslim Moundes sect. Towards the end of 1992 she released her debut cassette with the band, which enjoyed only lim... Read more

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