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Ass, Mass & Pap


Download links and information about Ass, Mass & Pap by Djanbutu Thiossane. This album was released in 1998 and it belongs to World Music, Pop genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 48:56 minutes.

Artist: Djanbutu Thiossane
Release date: 1998
Genre: World Music, Pop
Tracks: 11
Duration: 48:56
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No. Title Length
1. Serigne Saliou Mbacke 4:11
2. Immigrés 3:54
3. Wadiour 4:47
4. ¿Qué Comemos? 4:14
5. Mandoute 4:38
6. Sey Lene 4:42
7. Nanganama 4:20
8. Sabuñima 4:16
9. El Hadj Demba Dieye N'Diaye 4:20
10. Gan 4:24
11. Laila Ilala 5:10



The title of this record is that of the three brothers that made it. They are part of a new generation of griots: roving singer/teachers employed for entertainment and edification in West Africa. Djembé drummer Ass found Europe, especially Spain, a fertile ground for his percussion talents. He appears on the recordings of Hijas del Sol, Rasha, and others employing the lively djembé sound out of Spain. Now with his brothers, he promotes his own music and message. The fun "Que Comemos? (What's for Lunch?)" is a call-and-response song celebrating touring on the Iberian road. "Mandoute (Honesty)" is a soulful West African folk ballad. It gets to the foundation of the griot role; it teaches the universal principle of always telling the truth.