The companies Universal Music Africa, subsidiaries of Universal Music Group, and Mr. Youssou N’Dour through the company “Youssou N’Dour & TBI Publishing SA”, have signed an exclusive contract.
Emblematic figure of the Senegalese musical landscape, the global career of Youssou N’Dour makes him one of the most famous voices in Africa. Asked about his collaboration with Universal Music Africa, Youssou N’Dour said: “From Africa to the World… Let’s go Universal…”.
Regarding the partnership which today binds Youssou N’Dour to Universal Music Africa, Franck Kacou, General Manager of Universal Music Africa, announces: “It is an honor and a great pride for Universal Music Africa to have the confidence of this monument of African music. Youssou N’Dour has crossed several eras, each time with impressive relevance and pieces that have become timeless.
His signature is a strong symbol of the dimension we have taken as a unique house of artists in recent years, and I am convinced that Youssou N’Dour’s upcoming releases at Universal Music Africa will complete his list already. plethora of international and promising successes for the continent ”.
The agreement between Youssou N’Dour and the global music industry holds a nice surprise with the release of a new album on November 12th.