Tag Archives: African music

Coller la petite paroles et signification

Est-ce que vous avez déjà entendu la chanson phare « Coller la petite » du chanteur camerounais Franko ? Peut-être vous êtes arrivé sur ce billet après avoir cherché «coller la petite signification» sur Google? Voulez-vous connaitre les paroles de « Coller la petite » et en savoir plus sur ce que le chanteur dit dans cette chanson? Si oui, vous êtes bel et bien arrivés. Dans ce billet vous trouverez non seulement les paroles de la chanson mais aussi une traduction des expressions qui ne sont pas en français. Avant tout ça, je vous propose de regarder le clip vidéo. Les … Continue reading Coller la petite paroles et signification

Yemi Alade – ‘Na Gode’ (Swahili Version)

It’s a new day in Africa, and I love it! What makes me say that? I say that because we now have the likes of award-winning Nigerian recording artist Yemi Alade remaking her songs in Swahili for African fans on the other side of the continent (she specifically mentions Kenya). Why does that matter? It matters to me because finally, I am seeing the fruit of much-spoken-about Pan-African ideals not only in the usual rhetoric of our political leaders (sorry I don’t have much faith in that) but also in the everyday lives of regular Africans and in pop culture, which usually reflects the zeitgeist of the times. … Continue reading Yemi Alade – ‘Na Gode’ (Swahili Version)

Coller la Petite Meaning & Lyrics

This post is about the Cameroonian hit song Coller la Petite but if you came to this post wondering about ‘petite meaning’ or ‘la petite meaning in English’ you will find this clearly explained further down in this post. Enjoy! With now over 50  million views on YouTube, Franko and his Coller La Petite have taken the world by storm! What?! You haven’t heard Coller La Petite yet? Then please take a moment to watch the music video below before going on to read the rest of this post. Then, you’ll find the song‘s lyrics as well as its English translation after the video. Coller … Continue reading Coller la Petite Meaning & Lyrics

Sauti Za Busara Festival

Every February, Zanzibar hosts Sauti za Busara, nicknamed the “The Friendliest Festival on Planet Earth”. I can understand how Sauti za Busara earned that name. Hanging out in Stone Town, Zanzibar on any random day would make you feel loose and irie, ready to open up to strangers, so how much more so then when the island’s everyday activities come to a grinding halt to host the biggest music festival in East Africa, featuring not only Swahili music but also music from the rest of Africa and beyond? I lived in Dar es Salaam for five years before I attended my … Continue reading Sauti Za Busara Festival