The collaboration between NAPALMA and the senegalese singer Abass Ndiaye has produced an exciting Chemistry of Music. The new song 'Gëstou' brings an uplifting energy for the dance floors with "cross-over vibes'', powerful and captivating electronic arrangements, synths blending with percussive Afro-Brazilian grooves and inspired vocal melodies from West Africa.
NAPALMA - 'Mbëguel' - feat. Abass Ndiaye | EP & Music Video
NAPALMA ‘Mbëguel’ feat: Abass Ndiaye
EP & Music Video on 26/05
Original Mix + Two Remixes + Instrumental Mix
Mbëguel means ‘Love’ in Wolof. NAPALMA and the senegalese singer Abass Ndiaye present one more exciting collaboration, a magical song, that starts with a Mbira, a traditional instrument from Zimbabwe, and build up with electronic beats, synths, djembe, whistles and vocals, it sounds transcendent and ethnic.
The Music Video, edited and recorded by Joás Santos in a terrace in the community of Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and White Sands beach, Inhambane Province, Mozambique.
Brazilian Cid Travaglia is the driving force and co-producer behind the electronic programming, percussionist, and curator putting together a network of different vocalists and musicians. In concerts and the studio, NAPALMA is a dynamic and collaborative project with electronic beats, live percussion, trumpet and vocals, while maintaining the multicultural identity and energy for the dance floors
The music production was crafted by Marcel Dadalto and Cid Travaglia, and
the artwork is a creation from the designer Tahian Bhering.
Press Kit (Download) - NAPALMA 'Mbëguel' feat Abass Ndiaye
Online Press Kit - NAPALMA 'Mbëguel' feat Abass Ndiaye
Cid Travaglia, Abass Ndiaye, Marcel Dadalto
Marcel Dadalto, Cid Travaglia
Abass Ndiaye: Vocal
Cid Travaglia: Djembé, Mbira, Whistles, Snare, Shakers, Recycled Percussions
Marcel Dadalto: Synths, Drum Machine
Mbëguel Music Video
Joás Santos: Editor and Cameras, Drone in Rio de Janeiro
Miguel Wilson: Camera in Moçambique
Cid Travaglia: Executive Producer