Awa Ly

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Awa Ly (born 4 January 1977 in Paris, France) is a singer and actress of Senegalese origin who lives in Italy.

Biography[edit]

Awa Ly was born and raised in Paris. Both her parents are from Senegal, while most of her family lives in Dakar.[1] She currently lives in Rome and works mainly in Italy as an actress and a singer.

In 2011 she played in the film Escort in Love by Daniele Luchetti besides Paola Cortellesi, Raoul Bova and Rocco Papaleo.

She accompanied Pino Daniele in summer 2013 on an international tour after having already performed with him in the United States and Canada.[2]

Awa Ly has previously used My Major Company, a fan-funded music label in France and also for finishing her new five track EP Prochain, which was recorded at the Funkhaus in Berlin in December 2013, she seeks funding via the French crowdfunding platform KissKissBankBank.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • 2009: Modulated
  • 2011: Parole Prestate
  • 2014: Awa Ly
  • 2016: Five and a Feather

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aivillain, Mathilde (22 September 2010). "Awa Ly: 'Italians are curious to find out how I ended up in Italy'". cafébabel. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Ansali, Paolo (9 July 2013). "Awa Ly in tour con Pino Daniele per tutta l'estate". MusicalNews. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "AWA LY : Prochain EP". KissKissBankBank. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 

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