Cân: affricerdd is an opportunity for music-creators of African descent living and working in Wales to write a new song (in any language and musical genre) and create a music video of the new work.
Mae Cân: affricerdd yn gyfle i grewyr cerddoriaeth o dras Affricanaidd sy'n byw ac yn gweithio yng Nghymru i ysgrifennu cân newydd (mewn unrhyw iaith a genre cerddorol) a chreu fideo cerddoriaeth o'r gwaith newydd.
Mirari More, N'famady Kouyaté, Ogun, and Skunkadelic (Tumi Williams) were selected after an open call to artists to create a new work for cân: affricerdd. This programme is one of the strands of Tapestri, Tŷ Cerdd's new initiative helping to create a living musical archive of the people, languages and communities of Wales – and is funded through Arts Council of Wales's Connect & Flourish programme.
Mae Mirari More, N'famady Kouyaté, Ogun, a Skunkadelic (Tumi Williams) eu dewis ar ôl galwad agored i artistiaid i greu gwaith newydd ar gyfer cân: affricerdd. Mae'r rhaglen hon yn un o linynnau Tapestri, menter newydd Tŷ Cerdd sy'n helpu i greu archif gerddorol fyw o bobl, ieithoedd a chymunedau Cymru – wedi’i hariannu gan raglen Cysylltu a Ffynnu Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru.
click HERE for lyrics in three languages
The Voice – Ogun & Aisha Kigs
cliciwch YMA am y geiriau mewn tair iaith
"'The Voice' is a collaboration between Ogun & Aisha Kigs that embodies the nuances of Ogun’s identity, history and social context. With reference to local social justice issues in the case of Christopher Kapessa and Siyanda Mngaza, two local people who have suffered at the hands of the system, Ogun weaves his personal story with the stories of his community; a community that remains close to his heart. He references the multiplicity of his heritage and identity; Welsh, Nigerian, Togolese & Italian."
click HERE for lyrics in English
Culture – Mirari More
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'Culture' is a piece by Mirari More highlighting his identity, history and attitude. With reference to La Haine, it takes on a rebellious nature looking at recreating culture and renewing what it means to 'belong' to a culture. He references the rich tapestry of his heritage and identity; British and Nigerian, and how diverse culture has flowed into his identity.
click HERE for bilingual lyrics
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