if the world speaks a single language then it’s music, an art which transcends cultural boundaries with a direct appeal to the soul. Richard Bona is one of the rare African artists who has made a mark on the international scene ,broken into other cultures to give a taste of multicultural diversity. The kind of music which sinks directly into the soul made from unique instruments woven into a musical piece. His ability to put together jazz ,pop ,bossa nova ,afro-beat and funk brought him multitude of fans across the world with an incredible seven albums to go with. This musical legend from Cameroon based in the USA is the pride of the nation, and he serves as a source of inspiration to a whole lot of artists coming up and trying hard to make a living from music.
The track “jokoh jokoh” is one of the songs from his latest joined album “Heritage” with the Mandekan Cuban a popular Cuban bass group . This album is inspired by a heritage which has shared folkloric and traditional music from west Africa and cuba. A perfectly crafted fusion of sounds by Richard Bona and Mandekan Cubano merges cultures together through their ability to speak a a universal language of music. Their music seeks to bring to life issues affecting the oppressed and to the people who paved the way to the life we leave now . Jokoh jokoh video was published june 9th 2016 with a tour this summer.
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