El Hadj N'Diaye Interview| 3mins
Director: Amnesty and Music for Human Rights | Producer: Amnesty and Music for Human Rights
Focus Years: 2008 | Country: United States
Taped in Dakar. Although he was not born to be a griot, El Hadj N'Diaye has been called to the idiom of the social protest song through his conscience. He has sung fearlessly about corruption and political repression, and has endured intimidation and hostility from those he has dared to critique. His currently direct arts activities for a NGO ENDA. He calls his division, Siggi ENDA Art, â€œsiggiâ€ being Wolof for â€œlift up your headâ€.