Nèg Africa

Polobi & the Gwo Ka Masters

Taken from the album Abri Cyclonique, out now on Real World Records.

On ‘Nèg Africa’, the enigmatic Moïse Polobi speaks to the people from his home on the island of Guadeloupe, reminding them that they are part of a global community and carry within them their African identity:

“We are from Senegal
From Congo
I scream it with all my might
We are Caribbean Africans”

CREDITS

Moïse Polobi: lead vocals
Klod Kiavué: ka drum, backing vocals
Eric Danquin: drums, backing vocals
Christian Laviso: guitar, backing vocals
Liam Farrell: all other instruments

Produced by Liam Farrell a.k.a. Doctor L
Klod Kiavué: Music & creative consultant

Filmed across various locations in Guadeloupe by Louise Mootz
Playback of Polobi & Klod Kiavué filmed by Oran Mullan
Editor: Oran Mullan
Producer: Valérie Malot, 3D Family
Consultant: Klod Kiavué
With thanks to: Nathalie Malot, Karen Paulina Biswell, Centre National de la Musique, Ministère des Outre-Mer, Préfet de la Région Guadeloupe.

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