Cheikh N'Digel Lô is a Senegalese musician. He was born in the town of Bobo Dioulasso in Burkina Faso. Lô began playing drums and singing at an early age. He joined Orchestre Volta Jazz, an ensemble which played Cuban and Congolese pop songs as well as traditional Burkina Faso music. Lô moved to Senegal in 1978, performing in several mbalax outfits. By 1985 Lô was playing guitar with numerous Côte d'Ivoire and French musicians, which lead him to record material in Paris in 1987.