Tonha Fó

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lyrics

Nibe Kumala Mogominma
Man Mogomilon De Molu
Ikana Jelé Mogoma
Jonmi Ilabanlo
Tonha Fó
Nibé Kumala, Nibé Mirila
Nibé Kumala, Mogo Doma Isimiri
Ifanna


Se tu apontas um dedo a uma pessoa tens três a apontar a ti
Não digas mal de quem não conheces
Nem te rias dos pobres
Ninguém sabe o que vem amanhã
Diz a verdade
Antes de falar tens de pensar
Antes de falar dos outros olha primeiro para ti


If you point a finger at a person you have three pointing at you
Do not say evil of those you do not know
Or laugh of the poor
No one knows what comes tomorrow
Tell the truth
Before you speak you should think
Before you speak of the others first look at you

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from Kanamalu, released June 10, 2016
Sadjo Cassamá: guitar
Renato Chantre: bass
Kimi Djabaté: vocals, percussion, guitar
Tony Batt: drums
Kabum: water drum
Maritza Bossé & Soraia Delgado: backing vocals

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Kimi Djabaté Guinea-Bissau

Kimi Djabaté was raised in Tabato, Guinea-Bissau, a village known for its griots, hereditary singer-poets whose songs of praise and tales of history and legends play an essential role in Africa’s musical life. Centuries ago, Djabaté’s ancestors, a wandering troupe of musicians from Mali, traveled to the region and the king of Guinea so loved their songs he invited them to stay and offered them... ... more

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