Brazilian musician Andre Sampaio released his latest Album, Alagbe today, November 3rd 2017. Great things happen in November!
The 13 track work is Andre’s second studio album and a testament of his creativity and in conjunction with his band Os Afromandinga. The versatility in culture and music styles with deep homage to Africa and African spirituality embedded in the album is inspirational and uplifting. Alagbe is a sweet Africa and South America union and has all the ingredients of a modern Afro-Rock classic.
Alagbe means the guardian of Candomblé‘s sacred music. Candomblé is a an African spiritual belief system brought from Africa to Brazil by enslaved people from West Africa.
The production of Alagbe has heavyweights like Cris Scabello of Bixiga 70, Victor Rice and more, and featured musicians like Mauricio Fleury, Roberto Barreto from Baiana System, Poet Nelson Maca, Sekou Diarra from Burkina Faso, Lenna Bahule (Mozambique) and Nigerian singer Okwei Odili.
Album Cover Art and visual identity is by Ricardo Magrão.
Alagbe is available on digital platforms, like here:
It is distributed by Planet Music Brazil / Sony Music Brasil.