All set for Jalex’s album launch party
Friday, April 27, 2012
anticipated launching party of the new album of Jalex, one of The Gambia’s promising afromanding stars is
slated for Saturday 5th May 2012 at the Paradise Suites Hotel.
Widely known by his music sobriquet Akuntu, his masterpiece CD is currently out in the market. Superbly crafted at Studio Blue in the Senegalese city of Dakar, the forthcoming masterpiece CD entitled ‘Roukouch’no doubt is widely regarded to be another thriller. It features some of Senegambia’s music great in the likes of Thione Ballago Seck, Titi, Pap Njie Thiopet among a host of others. As planned, the grand album launch party will attract scores of Gambian artists.
Touray, this latest move represents the afromanding stars third album in a row
and comprises of 10-track sound. Like his past two albums namely ‘Soma Alfa’
and ‘Bandinya’ , the coming masterpiece will no doubt be another thrillercompared to the previous ones. The
album is widely regarded by music enthusiasts as another impetus in his bid to
push his career internationally. Jalex, who
burst into the scene in 1997, still remains a promising Gambian star and the
move is another manifestation of his unending versatility.
In one of his interview with this
columnist, Jalex disclosed that the album, basically talks about life and
happiness. However, the tracks in the album boast of various beats ranging from
Afro Manding, afro-reggae and afro-mbalax. Over the years, he successfully
embarked on international tours in a bid to promote his music as well as reach
out to his fans in otherparts of
This tour took him to countries like the UK, Spain and Sweden, where he stage cloudburst stage performances. Some of the top Gambian artists expected to grace this much anticipated album launch party include Gambian king of kora-Jaliba Kuyateh, Tatadinding, Mandingmorry, Broke, Balla Ranks,, T Smallz, Badibunka, Nova, and many more. So make it a date and don’t miss it.
Author: Sheriff Janko