It has all started during a trip to Kenya, more specifically to Mombasa, when Alan Floyd was invited to a goodwill trip organized by the local government, last February 2020. The musical project UMOJA - ONE LOVE FOR AFRICA, already has the support, after just nine months, of more than 20 African countries, from several European countries, including Portugal, France and Sweden and from the United States of America.
A ideia deste single foi a colaboração há muito tempo desejada de Remna com um artista estrangeiro. A editor canadiana Jouzik Records convidou o artista de Hip Hop Jmaicano Loren Dayle e, desta forma, a Guiné Bissau encontra a Jamaica!
The rock goddess voodoo released her new album Simido, two years after the album Siltane. Described as the Haitian Patty Smith, Moonlight Benjamin continues to explore and look for the best forms to reinvent his Caribbean blues rock, proposing to us ten new tracks.
Remna Schwarz was born in Senegal, son of a Cape Verdean mother and Guinean father, but it was in France that his musical journey began. First with a band playing on the street and in bars, later on as a café-concert, where the most acoustic sounds of viola, percussion, bass, drums and keyboard began to be highlighted.
Kuma is the new single by Eneida Marta, the biggest name in Guinea Bissau music, marking her return to the originals after the release of the acclaimed work "Ibra" in 2019.
Reinterpreting many of the old themes and enriching them with their own energy, the Moçoilas group have reached their 25th anniversary. Modifying some songs, appropriating others and paving the way for new melodies and new songs, they have had a prestigious career full of adventures, successes, experiences and a sharing of memories.
Harouna Samake was born in Dissan, Circle de Bougouni, in the Region of Sikasso, Mali in 1974. He started to play the ancient West African instrument Kamale N'Goni at the age of 8, when he fell in love with the instrument seeing someone playing it in his village.
The powerful and original fusion between the Caribbean voodoo melodies and rhythms and the 70's US blues rock; the shock between Moonlight's powerful and rebellious voice and the tension of saturated guitars... the voodoo trance in a new and explosive style !
Eneida Marta, a Guinean singer, was born in Bissau, 42 years ago, shortly before the former Portuguese colony declared its independence. An auspicious time and the reason why Eneida Marta sing about freedom, love and the really important things in life. And the truth is that Eneida, born into a family with strong artistic inclinations, always sang from a young age.
An improbable, surprising, even daring concert, this concoction brings together contrasting acts: the jazz and improvised music of diva Maria João; and the unique, irreverent Moçoilas: a group of three women (Margarida Guerreiro, Inês Rosa and Teresa Silva) who sing traditional southern, Mediterranean songs, a capella.
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