World Tour Records

Bénin International Musical - BIM#1 (CD)

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BIM pays tribute to the music of the forebears of Dahomey. It reflects as much the traditional ceremonies as the trendy clubs of Cotonou, through to the Evangelical churches and the convents where voodoo deities are invoked.

Associating voodoo rhythms and traditional songs, electronic melodies in the very spicy Beninese style with trip pop grooves, hip hop and rock, this collective of Beninese artists has all it takes to make us travel.

Initiated by Hervé Riesen, Deputy Director at the channels and contents Department in Radio France and Chairman of the EBU Eurosonic Group (European Broadcasting Union), BIM is a musical and radio project.

Jérôme Ettinger, producer who made the album – World Tour Records, Artistic Director at Togezer Productions is also a composer.

Jimmyl Tchegnon alias Jimmy Belah // singing, drums, percussion (Sacla, Gons, Gangan)
Brigitte KITI alias Amessiamey // singing, castanets
Yelouassi Nadège alias Nayel Hoxo // singing, castanets
Jean Gbètognon alias Yewhe Yeton // singing, percussion (Gon, Alèklé)
Boni Obinti alias Lionel // bass, singing, percussion (Agomê)
Totin Emile alias Resnikpa // percussion (Kpézin, Sacla, Kpahlè, Ogbon, Gangan)
Yaovi Emmanuel Atcho // guitar, singing


Téoun Téoun

Benin Tovilé

Allons danser

Achika Wogô live at Cotonou

Voodoun space


The Benin atmosphere


Achika Wogô

Allons danser live at Cotonou

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