In 2014, nominated for the MTV Music Awards, TOOFAN was awarded the trophy for Best Francophone Artists 2013-2014.

In the central hills Tem and the Ghana–Togo Mountain languages are spoken. They are endowed with instrumental which they peruse to gain the interest of their fans both local and internationally. [6] Her career began after representing her country in 1966 at the Dakar Arts Festival. The Togolese national anthem is Salut à toi, pays de nos aïeux (Land of our forefathers), written by Alex Casimir-Dosseh. The tradition of gyil xylophone music is also common, with several players producing intricate cycling rhythms. Folk songs in Ewe and Kabye, are common, Fon and Yoruba songs also occur. Dubbed the son of the wind, in 2017, Toofan triumphed at the AFRIMA AWARDS with the “Best Artist or West African Group” and “Best African Pop Group.” The following year (2018), the sons of the the wind grabbed two major trophies (“Best African Goup” and “Best French Artist”) in front of African stars such as Mafikizolo (South Africa), Faly Ipupa (Congo), DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) and Master Gims (Congo) with their album CONQUISTADORS. TOOFAN won the Best West African Song Award with the title “Cé magik” at the 2011 edition of the online African Music Awards, which took place on September 24 in New York. 1, DOWNLOAD ALBUM: Otega - Really Bhard (ZIP & MP3), https://topnaija.ng/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Toofan-Tere-Tere.mp3. Folk songs of fishermen in the south may be accompanied by bells such as the gankogui and frikiwa. Internationally known performer King Mensah, a former performer at the Ki-Yi M'Bock Theatre in Abidjan, toured Europe and Japan before opening his own show in French Guiana and then moving to Paris and forming a band called Favaneva. [3] In the Aneho district alone drums in use include the agbadja, ageche, aziboloe, kple, amedjeame, akpesse, grekon, blekete and adamdom.

Gen or Mina is the second major language in the south, closely related to Ewe: most southern peoples use these two languages, which are spoken in commercial sectors throughout Togo. "Afro-Funksters".

[5] She began a career singing love-oriented ballads in 1969, when she worked with Togolese-French producer Gérard Akueson and soon appeared on French national radio and then the prestigious Olympia Music Hall. In 2010, the duo won the “Kundés d'or” award in the Best Western Artist category in front of DJ ARAFAT artists from Ivory coast and Sydney from GHANA.

In their own words, “it’s a new dance that will help you bury your problems“. DOWNLOAD ALBUM: Major Lazer – MUSIC IS THE WEAPON [Zip & MP3], DOWNLOAD EP/ALBUM: Sonniballi – E Motions [ZIP & MP3], MIXTAPE: DJ Kaywise – Revolution Mix Vol. ), World Music, Vol. Other folk instruments include the bow. The culture of these northern people extends far into Togo's neighbouring states, Ghana and Burkina Faso. Dagomba is the second most common language in the north, where other Gur languages such as Mossi and Gourma are also found. Oya everybody, TERÉ TERÉ. "Afro-Funksters". The Dagomba people play stringed instruments such as the kologo (xalam) and the gonjey), flute and voice, with poly-rhythms clapped or played on the talking drum, gourd drums or brekete. Indeed the year 2013 was their consecration. DOWNLOAD MP3 TOOFAN TERE TERE Download TopNaija App free | Join Us On Telegram | Promote Your Music This concept was the subject of a report by France 24 as summer music. [3] There are numerous rhythms in Togo, each area having its own special beats. In December 2006, the group released its second album entitled CONFIRMATION, creating a unique rhythm of funk, reggae R & B and hip hop. [6], Virtual journey through Togo, music + dance, Virtual journey through Togo, Togolese drumming, "Virtual journey through Togo, music + dance", "Virtual journey through Togo, Togolese drumming", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Music_of_Togo&oldid=973251957, Articles with French-language sources (fr), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Togo's southern plain is its most populous area, where the capital, Lomé, is situated on the Gulf of Guinea but, like its neighbours, Ghana and Benin, its territory extends hundreds of kilometres northward, passing through a central hill region into the northern savanna that borders Burkina Faso. This dance goes with their song “CE MAGIK” (February 2013) and “GWETA” another dance of the group whose gesture’s concept is to “dodge the jealous” that goes with their song “Gweta” (August 2013).

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