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Daara J

Daara J (Pronounced Daa-raa Jee, which means "The School" in the Wolof language) are a Senegalese rap trio, consisting of N’Dango D, Aladji Man and Faada Freddy. Their music blends western hiphop with traditional African rhythms to create a great infectionsly dancy style. In their last album, Boomrang, they were joined by guests including Rokia Traore, who is one of the leading women in Malian music.

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Mononc' Serge

Mononc' Serge (real name Serge Robert) is a Quebecois musician who sings in French and is best known for his extremely (often exaggeratedly) vulgar lyrics and his irreverent songs making fun of local celebrities and politicians. He is also quite sardonic with the Quebec federalist movement, and their counterparts in the rest of Canada.
He played as a bassist for the band Les Colocs until 1995, then began a solo career as Mononc' Serge.

Read more about Mononc' Serge on Last.fm.

Lilly Wood & The Prick

Lilly Wood & The Prick are Nili Hadida (lead vocals, piano, glockenspiel) and Benjamin Cotto (guitar and backing vocals). Formed in 2006 in Paris, their first self-titled EP is composed of 6 tracks among which there is a version of hit L.E.S. Artistes by Santigold. The song Water ran is featured on the compilation Folk and Proud.
The first album Invincible Friends came out on May 31, 2010. A year later, they won the People's Choice Award at "Les Victoires de la Musique".

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La Bottine Souriante

La Bottine Souriante is a folk band from Quebec specialising in traditional Quebecois music, often with a modern twist. Formed in 1976, they have toured extensively through North America and Europe. As well as the traditional accordion, fiddle, guitar, piano and double bass, the band added a four-piece horn section in 1990 which gives an element of jazz to the music. In 1998, they contributed a song to the Canadian Celtic music compilation by The Chieftains, Fire in the Kitchen. The group's name means "the smiling boot", which refers to the appearance of a work boot with worn-out soles.

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Watoo Watoo

French pop duet composed of Pascale (singer) and her husband, Michaël Korchia, musician multi-instrumentalist. Watoo Watoo assembles light pop, almost jazzy, music in French. Also, Michael plays for the group Mumbly and the electro project they call Booly.
He also makes photos
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Excerpt from the band's biography: Watoo Watoo consist primarily of Pascale & Michaël, who live in Bordeaux. Michaël usually records new songs on his computer, e-mails friends to help with the guitars, and then asks Pascale to add her lovely voice...

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Niagara

There are six artists using this name
1. A German jazz/funk-percussion group active in the early 70's
2. A French duo active from the early 80's until the early 90's
3. A Ukrainian group
4. A Spanish hard rock band
5. The lead singer for defunct 70's experimental band Destroy All Monsters
6. An Italian progressive rock band (1.) The German jazz/funk-percussion group, Niagara, existing between 1971-1973.

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