Seydu

Bio

Seydu is a vocalist, songwriter, percussionist and luthier, who was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to a family of musicians. He grew up listening to the songs of his mother, mix Fullah and Mandingo, and assimilating the rhythms that his grandfather played on the drums. And these experiences have marked his musical identity. From an early age, Seydu was a member of the Sierra Leonean National Dance Troupe, founded by his grandfather. With this troupe, he traveled to Nigeria where he lived in Fela Kuti's commune. He moved to Spain aged 20, and there he studied music and formed different bands of jazz, afro, latin and reggae.

He has played with great artists including Stevie Wonder (in Spain) Alejandro Sanz, Kiko Veneno, Auserón Santiago, Miguel Bosé, Rosario Flores, Ketama, Serrat, Kepa Junkera, Youssou N’Dour and Lokua Kanza. Seydu founded an NGO, Diamond Child School of Arts & Culture in 2005 to provide an opportunity for disadvantaged children and youth in his country.

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7 Sumbuyaye
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Fine Fine Tiro
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Mamiwata
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Seydu added 15 new tracks

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Rice harvest
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Wondae muyeh
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The well
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Music

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Mamiwata
04:11
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7 Sumbuyaye
03:55
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Fine Fine Tiro
04:57
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SMILE LOKUA KANZA
03:51
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2- Return To Africa
04:39
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Desert Rose feat. Mariem Hassam
05:13
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Sugar cane love
05:10
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Rice harvest
00:46
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Wondae muyeh
03:28
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Diamond Tears
04:31
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Suffer
04:20
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No gi me wayo
05:03
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Un walihe
04:20
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Mamawata
04:43
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Three Kola Nuts
04:08
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Lovely Lover
03:28
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Momakatha
04:35
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The well
04:25
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SLFreetown, Sierra Leone
In operation since: 
1972

Contact

0034636490302
Anthony Seydu

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