Coumba Gawlo

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Coumba Gawlo
Background information
Born (1972-01-29) 29 January 1972 (age 51)
OriginDakar, Senegal
GenresMbalax, folk, pop, acoustic
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, composer, dancer
Years active1986–present

Coumba Gawlo Seck is a Senegalese singer-songwriter and composer who was born in February 1972 in Tivaouane. She is the second best selling Senegalese singer in Senegal after Youssou N'Dour.[citation needed] Her greatest success was a version of "Pata Pata", a platinum single which was number one for two weeks in Belgium and sold 50,000 copies one day in France in 1998.[citation needed]