Mosty, Mr Luck: Ivorian rap as a reference to the (good) old days

This is a pleasant paradox which is more than welcome in the era of autotune rap: making something new with something from the past. By using old tracks, sonorities and beats from the 90s and beginning of the 2000s, contemporary rap singers of Ivory Coast have been shaking the movement and meeting a large audience at the same time. Two of them, Mosty and Mr … Continue reading Mosty, Mr Luck: Ivorian rap as a reference to the (good) old days

Who wants a little bit of gnonmi?

If you go to Abidjan, or any other place in Ivory Coast, you will fall in love with the local gastronomy for sure. Everyone now knows the secrets of alloco and attiéké, with some fish or chicken, as you wish. People are also starting to discover some other dishes like foutou with its sauce: djoumblé, eggplant, kopè…What about some garba? You are more into sweet … Continue reading Who wants a little bit of gnonmi?

Getting to know Guillaume Mahot, a talented poet from the new generation that you need to know.

Guillaume Mahot was born in Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes) in 1990, to a French father and an Ivorian mother. he begins todedicate himself to poetry from an early age. A first poem will see the light of day in sixth grade in middle school, before it actually deals withthis art from the age of seventeen. At the same time, the poet carried out major studies and entered … Continue reading Getting to know Guillaume Mahot, a talented poet from the new generation that you need to know.