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Gunjur Music Promoter Speaks Out

Sep 19, 2008, 6:27 AM | Article By: By Alieu Jabang

Mr Lamin Darboe, alias 'aka', a man with a long record of music promotion in The Gambia is wasting no time in promoting music in the country. Mr Darboe is a native of coastal village of Gunjur Kombo South.

Briefing Entertainment at his studio in Gunjur, Janneh Kafo Radio Station, Mr Darboe highlighted his past activities in music promotion in The Gambia and the world at large. "It has always been my dream to be part of the music industry in my life. I started promoting music with our experienced talented artist Jaliba Kuyateh, Ifambondi who were then called Eagles Jazz Band. I worked very hard to make sure that these talented artists are not discouraged," he added. According to him, "I was among the first Gambians to bring outside musicians to play live concert in The Gambia and to share their talented experience with our young Gambian artists." The music promoter travelled to so many countries in the world to promote music, especially African music.

Mr Darboe, who stands for justice, expressed his happiness on the boosting popularity of young Gambian musicians. He appealed to them to be very courageous and mannerly.