Bala Ranks

»Bala Ranks [ist] einer der berühmtesten Afro-Reggae-Sänger, Song-Writer und Gitarristen aus Gambia. Touring and studio work experiences in Europe and Africa.« ( »Born on 26 July 1980, Musa Kuyateh, popularly known as Bala Ranks is a Gambian Afro-reggae artist born in a family of griots. His family has a number of singers and players of music instruments such as kora, balafong and some African instruments. His father was a renowned kora player and his mother was a singer. At the age of eleven, he began to learn how to play kora, but his father encouraged him to start learning religion at a local Arabic school. After completing his studies, he taught himself how to play kora because his father was