STANISLAS TOHON “Dans Le Tchink Système »

Afro-Soul holy grail by the “Soul Brother From Benin“, featuring the famous “Vis à Vis” band from Ghana and recorded in Kumasi in 1979.

Stanislas Tohon aka Papy Grande was born in the “ Country of the kings ” (Benin), in Abomey 1955. He’s “Chevalier de la legion d’honneur” in Benin for his brilliant musical career.

The famous soul singer from Cotonou started his musical career at the age of 9 , played with the greatest such as Gnonnas Pedro and recorded almost 35 albums. Influenced by the traditional “Tchingoume “ music , he invented his own rhythm called “Tchink Système”, a mix of soul and Beninese traditional rhythm .

“Dans le Tchink Système” is a four track album recorded in Ghana on 24 analog tracks channel  with the incredible “Vis à Vis Band”, included a rare version of his first 7 inch “Africa “  that he recorded a year before with “Les Satelites” from Cotonou.

Sang in Fon, his native language from Benin, this album is a soulful call for peace and unity in Africa, a real definition of Afro Soul music !

This extremely scarce and obscure record is now remastered and stricltly limited to 1000 copies . Official Licence available Dec 10 th 2014 .

Enjoy !

 

Hot Casa Records is an afro soul & tropical funk label & created in 2002 in Paris by Dj Julien Lebrun & Djamel Hammadi aka Afrobrazilero.

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