Mamadou Doumbia is a guitarist from Côte d'Ivoire who is part, after independence, of the first generation of modern musicians, with Amédée Pierre and his "Ivoro Star" band, presumed first Ivorian musician and singer.
In 1962, Mamadou Doumbia created the band "Trio de l'entente" which will become "Orchestre de l'Entente" ("orchestra of the agreement") and recorded over sixteen 7-inches singles on Safi Deen label. From 1975, he recorded on Badmos label, here is two volumes.
Badmos, a name that rhymed with music in Ivory Coast. Badmos the almighty. Sam Mangwana was singing: "Badmos handsome man, very slim, you've turned my head". He was born Gbadamassi Raimi of Nigerian origin and for the purposes of its business, it shall be known as Badmos. H produced many artists such as Ernesto Djedje, Bailly Spinto, Jimmy Yacinthe, Wedji Ped, François Lougah, Salif Keita, and of course Mamadou Doumbia.