Youssoupha Sidibe

Youssoupha is a Kora virtuoso, combining techniques from Western, Reggae, and African styles of Music. He is a Baay Faal, Sufi and his music is a expression of his roots, carrying the spirit of Senegal Africa with him wherever he goes. Youssoupha was Grammy nominated for his collaboration with Matisyahu, including a duet he wrote with Matisyahu on Youth, The 2007 Grammy-nominated “Best Reggae Album”, which has gone gold. Through this and many other collaborations, as well as countless performances over the course of 20 years, Youssoupha has developed fans all over the world and performed with many exceptional musicians, including Matisyahu, Michael Franti, India Arie, Steve Kimock, Michael Kang of String Cheese Incident, Chris Berry Trio, and Midnite. The newly released Youssoupha Sidibe and Midnite’s FOR ALL is the first ever, full album collaboration of African and Caribbean Reggae.