Tag Archives: Cameroon
Seventh CD from this renowned Cameroonian singer-songwriter, but the first recorded with his Afro-Cuban band “Mandekan Cubano.” Beautiful compositions & vocals highlight the African rhythms that so often contribute to the very essence of Cuban music. Nice!
Moken grew up in Cameroon, but emigrated to the US for college and ended up in Texas. Here is a fusion of African folk rhythms & chorus, unusual vocals, & subtle elements of Tex-Mex with strains of the music & instrumentation one often hears in old spaghetti westerns. Fun!
From Cameroon until moving to Paris at 13, this seasoned vocalist & member of the group Zap Mama blends French pop with traditional Cameroonian elements, including pygmy influences & bikutsi, a style featuring female choruses & 6/8 rhythms. This is her 8th CD, & has vocals in her native Eton language, French, & English. Notice […]