Freemuse: Video interview avec Tiken Jah Fakoly

1 October 2008

1. Dans ce premier clip Tiken Jah Fakoly parle du rôle des artistes. Il trouve que c’est important qu’ils soient “la voix des sans voix”, qu’ils prennent l’opposition et qu’ils disent la vérité. Les artistes peuvent faire avancer les choses et parfois cela veut dire prendre des risques. Ce qui …

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Film med Freemuse Award modtager vises i K

22 September 2008

Burma / China / Côte d’Ivoire Tiken Jah Fakoly, som modtog Freemuse Award 2008, er en af hovedpersonerne i en ny dokumentarfilm, ‘An Independent Mind’ — som handler om ytringsfrihed og om hvor langt mennesker i forskellige lande er parat til at g

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Côte d’Ivoire: Tiken Jah Fakoly

4 September 2008

Interview with Tiken Jah Fakoly By Ole Reitov   Transcription of the full interview When was the first time that you realised that your music could be dangerous to the policy makers? I think it was in 1999. I did an album which title was ‘Cours d’histoire’. I was talking …

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Ivory Coast: Artists attacked during demonstration against bootleggers

25 June 2007

Mondomix reports that musicians, singers and actors in the Ivory Coast gathered together on the 31 May 2007, to demonstrate against the widespread piracy of their work. During the demonstration the reggae artist Fadal Dey and the pop musician Gbazza Figaro were knocked unconscious by stones thrown by the bootleggers. …

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Côte d’Ivoire: Fadal Dey

16 January 2007

    Fadal Dey is currently one of the rising stars of reggae music in Africa. His concerts attract thousands of admirers. In this interview he speaks about music censorship in Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa, as he experienced it concerning his song ‘Bat Government’.     Wimpy Wasp Player   …

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