Sidy Samb is an acclaimed Senegalese musician who’s made his home is Spain for decades, and is a founding member of celebrated flamenco-fusion hitmakers Mártires del Compás. His latest solo album, Dem Dikk Afroflamenco reconnects flamenco to its African roots, exploring the subtle connections and unique divergences between the iconic sounds of his two homelands. Dem Dikk Afroflamenco was released in July, 2022, and is currently available on all digital platforms with distribution by Warner Music Spain. The album features collaborations from such Spanish flamenco greats as Tomasito, Raimundo Amador, Diego Galán, and more.
Afroflamenco draws on griot tradition and Roma virtuosity, to create a new, music-fueled, cross-cultural encounter. With lyrics sung in Wolof, Lingala, Bambara, Pulaar, French, English, and Spanish, it’s a simmering polyglot of languages, rhythms and ideas; brimming over with passionate performances at the intersection of African and Iberian traditions.