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Egalitarian Returns From European Tour

Nov 6, 2009, 2:14 PM | Article By: Njie Baldeh

Set To Release Third Album

Momodou Lamin Bah, alias Egalitarian recently returned from what he described as a successful European tour.

His trip to the European countries was to represent African Culture at an event organised by the French Minister of Arts and Culture, which took place in Strabur, France.

In a brief chat with Entertainment last Wednesday, Egalitarian said that from France, he proceeded to Switzerland where he performed in different cities.

"During my visit to Switzerland, I worked with Plan-Swiss Foundation International Institute for Child Right," he revealed.

He added the trip to Switzerland was a total success, noting that he was able to meet with some producers to build contacts with them.

Touching on his album to be released, Egalitarian said the album would be available on sale countrywide when it is released.

According to him the album tackles a lot of intresting and topical issues, revealing that it took him almost five years to able to complete the work of the album.

"I took time to do this album because I always want to give my fans something quality and standard," he said.

The album, which is entitled, "Walk Around" or locally called "Dohantul" contains fourteen tracks including two bonus tracks of an upcoming Gambian artists.

He went on to explain that the album talks about unification and also called on Africans to come back to their culture.

According to him, the album features some Gambian musicians like Jaliba Kuyateh, Fafa D, DJ Award and Big D.

He added that the album would also contribute to nation development, adding that whoever buys a copy of the album would stand in the chance to win something.

He said on the CD jacket, there would be some questions and answers that people need to answer.

Profile of Egalitarian

Momodou Lamin Bah, alisa Egalitarian is a musical genius who is very near and dear to the hearts of music lovers in The Gambia and beyond. Born in 1981 in Brikama, Western Region of The Gambia, Egalitarian came from a family that has deep roots in music. His father was a celebrated violin player. Bitten by the musical bug at a very tender age, Egalitarian formed his owned group called D Tribinal in 1997 and one year later, he left the group to start his solo career.

Working as a solo artist, Egalitarian was able to proof his critics wrong by releasing his debut album entitled Fellow Sufferers in 2004. With its breaktaking iyrics and high production quality, Fellow Sufferers rapidly earned the artist critical acclaim.