Born as Ahmed Gallab, Sinkane is a musician who blends krautrock, free jazz and funk rock with Sudanese pop. He is signed to DFA Records. Born in London, England, Sinkane lived in Sudan, then moved to the US when he was five, and lived for some time in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to embarking on his solo career, he worked with Eleanor Friedberger, Caribou, of Montreal, Born Ruffians, and Yeasayer as a session musician. Today, he lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Originally posted by the amazing Ola Dia, creator of Twitter page: @Sudan_Voices, posted on her blog (http://oladiab.com/2011/05/28/sudanese-who-made-it-big/) who has given me so much hope, inspiration, and makes me proud to be able to call myself Sudanese 😉