Sounds of Senegal

No road trip is complete without a soundtrack – especially when you travel a country that’s renowned for its music. Here are the tracks we listened to on our journey, again and again. So what are you waiting for? Get your dancing boots on!

The above playlist lives lives on Apple iTunes. But worry not! Here it is on Spotify and Deezer. Want to feast your eyes as well as your ears? No problem: the music videos are listed below.


Duro – Tekno

Locko – Je serai

Mr. Léo – Jamais, jamais

Yousou N’dour – Africa remembers

Sarkodie – Painkiller

Tekno – Diana

Iyanya – Up 2 Sumtin

P-Square – Away

P-Square – Collabo

Khaled – Aicha

Khaled – Sahra

Khaled – Didi

Mokobé – Safari

Temper – Skales

Demarco – No Wahala

Maître Gims – Est-ce que tu m’aimes?

Iyanya – Up 2 Sumting

Wally Seck – Donne-moi une chance

Wally Seck ft. Sidiki Diabat – Alhamdou Iilah

Mayorkun – Mama

Sidiki Diabaté – Joyeux aniversaire (version kora)

Mokobé – C’est dans la joie

Salif Keita – Madan

Utrus Horas – Orchestra Baobab (Live)

Abd Al Talib – I love hip-hop