- OrginOuagadougou, Brussels, Belgium
YaFaBéKa was created in automn 2021 by Khanzai Seydou Sana (Ka) and Robert Falk (Fa), two confirmed artists coming from different continents but with a single vision. The rhythm section composed of Edem Gayakpa (Ya – bass) et Octave Agbékpénou (Bé – Drums – Percussions) is completed this guitar-player duo.
The band’s repertoire is a mix of original songs by Khanzai and Robert, which are based on the rich legacy of West Africa’s musicial traditions and expand it with new elements ; it also features spicy and africanized covers of some of the songs of the great french artist Georges Brassens.
Audios & Videos
- 1Baaba Foo (Extrait)Une chanson qui évoque un père qui berce son enfant au milieu d'autres images poétiques
- 2Gastibelza (Extrait)Une des chansons iconiques de G. Brassens (paroles de Victor Hugo) transmutée dans le rythme burkinabé du Takamba
- 3Tuum Yiille (Extrait)Une ode à la gloire du travail (et des travailleurs).
Khanzai and Robert in a song which is an ode to work. Shot in Brussels by Mirko and Timour Popovitch. Edited in Ouagadougou by Jean-Claude Frisque for Manivelle Productions
Biography of Khanzai only available in french for the time being.