The Ndaga (Ndagga) music style also known as Mbalax was created in
Dakar in the 1970s and its early proponents were Etoile de Dakar from
which the likes of Youssou N'dour broke off and went solo.
from the Senegalese liking for Latin music combined with the Congo
rumba beat which
musicians from the Wolof tribe took and blended with
the 'Tama' (talking drum), Sabarr (Djembe Drum) and electric guitar
and lyrics to create the Ndagga musical style.
dancing that accompanies the musical genre is uniquely African and
incorporates gyrating dance with sensual overtones.
In Gambia the new genre
was played and promoted by the "Super Eagles" band who were big in the 1970s
and early 80s.