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KK World: Soldier Hems Band (MTN)

Music

feat. Jupiter Diop (SEN)

Thursday 20 February 2014
Ouverture des portes : 20:00
Price : Free entrance
Location : KultuurKaffee Plan

Hamady Diop Bocar aka Soldier Hems was born in 1988 in southern Mauritania. Soldier Hems began his musical career in Fouta and the outer neighborhoods of Nouakchott, where his songs such as' Baayo ' and ' Almuudel ' enjoyed a huge popularity.

Today Soldier Hems lives in Brussels where he and his band create quirky and boundless music. In his music he merges the West African sound with rap, reggae and dancehall influences, spiced up with a hint of blues rock. Soldier Hems sings in English, French, Peul and Wolof.

Diop is very committed to the social and political developments in Mauritania and raises his voice against the oppression of people all around the world. In his song ‘Helle’, Diop denounces the cynicism of certain African heads of state. His lyrics are about social justice, peace, love and unity in Mauritania and the rest of the world .

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 Soldier Hems Band presents in co-operation with Globe Aroma the first single from his forthcoming album "Peace in the World"  (release autumn 2014).

His friend Jupiter Diop makes a guest performance during this concert.

+ DJ Lass + Dynamic + DJ Paul ACK Ft. FADATIC

Line up:

20:00 : Dj set 1 - DJ LASS Ft. DYNAMIC

21:00 : Live set - SOLDIER HEMS BAND Ft. JUPITER DIOP

22:00 : Dj set - DJ Paul ACK Ft. FADATIC

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