Gambian Afro-reggae singer Egalitarian the mentor & his Dinkendo family Band recently performed at the 375th Anniversary of the Antoni Swart's Arrival to the New Sweden Colony. The highly graced event was held in Wilmington Delaware and was attended by a large number of dignitaries from around the world including the Ambassador of Angola to US Alberto Do Carmo Bento Ribeiro, Her Excellency Jacinth Lorna Henry Martin Embassy of St. Kitts & Nevis, The Air Attache and assistant Defense Attache at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC, USA Colonel John Svetoft, Honorable Jeffrey W. Bullock, County Executive Tom Gardon, The Honorable Christopher Alan Bullock, Mayor of Wilmington Delaware Dennis P. Williams and Theopalis K. Gregory , Sir. Council President.
On a phone conversation with our reporter after his performance, Egalitarian said he was very delighted to perform in front of high dignitaries as part of the commemoration of the 375th anniversary of the arrival of one of Delaware's first permanent European settlers and first free African. Antoni Swart, known as "Black Anthony," and his arrival at the New Sweden Colony. “I represented The Gambia and was glad the performance was appreciated. This is just the beginning and time will tell” Echoed Egalitarian, whose really name is Momodou Lamin Bah, the founder and Chief Executive Office of Gainako Foundation for Children Development and Against Ablation. He has produced four albums, namely Fellow Suffers, Indigent world, Walk around, and Dinkendo. He was given a hip-hop award by Optimistic Production for a single entitled called ‘Suffer down in Ya yard’ which also won the best track award in 2004 in Senegal.
He is a member of Artist United for Rap in Africa (AURA) formed in 2005, comprising seventeen artistes from ten West African countries. Egalitarian is one of Gambia’s finest Afro Reggae Singers of recent times.
It could be recalled that Egalitarian came to the US in November of 2013 to perform at Full Sail University in Florida as a goodwill ambassador of SOS Children’s village and part of his tour was to include charity concerts for SOS Children villages in Chicago in mid-November 2013 to teach children how to play African instruments like Kora, Ballafon, Djembe and Hallam,”
He is currently in Pennsylvania where he is working on an album with a lot of other artists due to be released later this year.