SOURCE: Menyou


April 03, 2014 16:02 ET

Youssou N'Dour Sings Songs From the Past and Distributes Them With Technique for the Future by Menyou

The 3rd of April, Is the Night Before the Independence Day in Senegal; Youssou N'Dour -- the Polar Music Prize Winner 2013 -- Releases His New Album Called 'Fatteliku' Which in Wolof (One of the Most Spoken Languages in Senegal) Means Remember

LUXEMBOURG--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - The "Fatteliku'" albums four tracks are traditional songs and where written by singers from the past. Youssou N'Dour have changed the rhythm but kept the main theme and the result is marvellous.

He mixes the genuine traditional legacy with a modern sound "Tradi-Moderne". Also in the distribution, he wants to use new technology. That is why the album is to be distributed on a digital platform, and he has chosen for this purpose.

Kisito Diene Head of Operation Menyou Africa, describes how Menyou together with Youssou N'Dour, in the fall of 2013, distributed his concert from Bercy in Paris throughout special designed download cards made by Menyou. Each card have a scratch code, and with that code, customers can go to to redeem it and get their content. This new type of technological innovation -- solves the problem of the lack of bank cards in African countries, including Senegal.

The Bercy concert cards contain a bonus -- the "Fatteliku" album. And are available at or buy it from Youssou N'Dour himself at

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