Youssou N'Dour is an African
musician from Senegal
. He sings mostly in French
, but occasionally in English
. He is probably one of the best-known artists on the world music
scene. His 1990
was a bit of a hit in several circles
He is most well-known in the Western world for his work with Peter Gabriel, particularly the duet Shaking the Tree. He also performed a duet with Neneh Cherry called Seven Seconds, which was also a minor hit.