2014 was too much of a great year for us to give you just one top list, so here is the most random Top Lists you'll ever find. Enjoy! We'd love to read your comments below.
Top 6 Slogans
1. Moun Yo Pa Pou Mwen - Vag Lavi
2. Ou sou kou m' sou menm - J-Vens
3. Pa parèt pwent tèt ou, parèt tout kòw - Djakout #1
4. Triye pou jwenn yon bon grenn - Kreyol La
5. Le peup siwouzli - T-Vice
6. Le peup men machann gouyad la - 5Lan
Top new artist/band you should get to know
You may not know them yet, but VOGGE is in vogue. Ocho and Ostinato spoke to us about the duo's distinct sound and global aspirations. Get to know them and get ready to shoki on the dance floor.
1. Introduce us to VOGGE. How did the collaboration come about?
OCHO: The Collaboration came around in 2014. We knew each other from various sporting events around town, but it wasn't until 2014 that we put our talents together and started...
Though there's a couple of albums from last year we still can't get enough of, that doesn't mean we can't look forward to a great lineup in 2016. Here are some of the albums that we can't wait for this year.
Their last album, Invasion, has yet to come out the 5-disc changer in most people's cars. The live album, "Kite M Cho" made us fall in love with the tracks even more. With Michael's return to the band after a month-long vacation/mini retirement, we're sure...
Episode 1: Jean Winer Pascal
We're excited to launch Nannan Podcast. We'll be having candid conversations that get to the heart of music with our favorite songwriters, artists, musicians, producers and fans too.
In our first episode, we chat with songwriter Jean Winer Pascal. He's written classics for Beethova, BélO and...
"Cheri, mwen konnen m pa ase." That's what Roody Laforest sings on his debut single, Mwen Pa Ase. It takes an honest man to admit his shortcomings. But after chatting with the Montreal-based singer, we realized though Roody tells it like it is, he can be a little too hard on himself. Wikimizik talked to him about his musical roots and writing process. We hope you enjoy his straight talk as much as we did.
Who is Roody?
How am I supposed to answer this question? Let's make it short...
His grandfather, Languichatte, is a national treasure and his parents lead the internationally renown and Grammy-nominated Boukman Eksperyans. Now, Paul Beaubrun and his band, Zing Experience, are stepping into the spotlight. We chatted with Paul to discuss his music, influences and more. And we're excited to witness the next chapter in the rich Beaubrun legacy.
Who is Paul Beaubrun?
Gogomaji is a new voice in Hip-Hop Kreyòl. With his fusion of racine and rap, Laurenzgo Gauvin has brought a unique sound in the game. We got a chance to chat with Gogomaji about his latest singles, writing and upcoming plans.
1. Gogo Maji. Explain to us the meaning behind Gogo Maji and how did the name come about?
My first name is Laurenzgo, composed of both my parents' first name, Laurence et Sergo. My father already...
We're back with Part 2 of our interview with Jean Winer Pascal. Here, he breaks down song concepts and individual lines from some of his work for Beethova Obas, BélO and Emeline Michel.
Songs with Beethova:
Jwèt Mab - Beethova Obas
On this song, you compare love to a game of marbles, what sparked that idea?
When I was about fourteen, I loved to play marbles and I was good at it. I remember playing against...