This week’s program: Kasai Allstars’ new album, Bastien & Taly’s first EP and Moonshine’s next mixtape.
Every Wednesday World africa Three musical novelties from or inspired by the continent are presented. This week, we will travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with a peaceful dance by musicians from Kasai, an Afro-Cuban accent from the Paris duo and an Afro-Canadian collective electric tr.
«Olooh, a dance that fights for peace» de Kasai Allstars
unity is strength. This is the song Kasai Allstars sang on his fourth album, Black ants always fly together, there is no sound from a bracelet (“Black ants always fly together, a bracelet does not make a sound”), released on Friday, April 30. A group of about 15 musicians from Kasai (Central) added some electronic music to its electric guitar, xylophone, drums and thumb piano.In the song Olooh, a dance that fights for peace, He adopted a rural tradition in which residents danced with weapons in their hands when disputes occurred in search of a peaceful solution. In the clip, we can see the old palace of Mobutu in Nsele, not far from Kinshasa.
“Mibalé” by Bastien & Taly
The Paris duo Bastien & Taly sailed quietly on the Kasai, Congo or Rio Cato in Cuba Mibale, Starting from his first EP to be released on May 14th?In Lingala’s single, the two artists met during the rehearsal of the amateur choir in 2017 and turned to the roots of singer Taly Diampovesa to pay tribute to the African-Cuban style.E In the 21st century, the Congolese rumba was successful.On the other three tracks of this EP, referred to as Bastian and Tully They are expertly navigating between African Americans (funk and soul) and African music. Let yourself be taken away…
«Malembe», Boddhi Satva, Pierre Kwenders and MC Redbul
Shocking rhythm, unforgettable sound, turbulent sound. This is the perfect alchemy of Central African DJ Boddhi Satva, Canadian singer Pierre Kwenders and Congolese rapper MC Redbul on the track. Malembe, Extracted from mixed belt The location volume of the SMS. 4. It is scheduled for June 11. Under the leadership of the “afrocentré” group Moonshine (organizer of the Montréal evening party of the same name), this work brings together 14 works, all of which are twenty people from different backgrounds (London, Paris, Lisbon…) and The new encounter between the artists of the century is between electronics, houses and African rhythms. The clipped images are from the group’s most recent three-month trip to Kinshasa.