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Arabic: سليبابي (name of a town in Mauritania). Two-wall block dance by Gadi Bitton, 1999.

The music is by Nomads, a "Franco-Algerian world music group" who also composed the music for Yakalelo. From the first link below: "The song is an upbeat and groovy track that celebrates African identity and culture."


Lyrics and translation, with line-by-line explanation of the meaning

Music video, one of several versions

Information about the town of Sélibaby (note spelling)

Selibabi at

Video at Rokdim (uses substitute music because of copyright issues)