Serer language

language spoken in Senegal and Gambia

The Serer language also called Serer-Sine (proper: Seereer-Siin) is a language of the Senegambian branch of the Niger–Congo family spoken by most of the Serer people of Senegal, Gambia and Mauritania. Other members of the Serer ethnic group speaks one of the Cangin languages such as Saafi, Ndut, Lehar, Palor and Noon. The Cangin languages are not dialects of Serer-Sine although the speakers are ethnically Serer.

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  • Senegalese musician, Youssou N’dour, takes the No 1 spot to his home country. This Senegalese singer is widely considered the most famous singer alive in Senegal and much of Africa. His style of music, popularly known as Mbalax, is a mix of Senegalese traditional music the Serer language and various styles from around the world including Cuban rhumba, Hip Hop, Jazz and Soul.

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