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-Very proud people with proud tradition of heroism in battle
-known as "Fierce Warriors"
- From Togo Area .. defeated many tyrannical kings to get there
3 Meanings of Agbekor
1. originally taken from hunters using to catch game, song and dance
2. came from use of battle prep
3. now used for funerals and important royalty celebrations
"Ferocious Bill" - Dagbamba
taunting opponent, wild calls with tempting drum beat, vocalist and lunga drummer
"Cutting Branches for Shelter"
song that uses mbire -> bottle capes, highly responsible for bring spirits into plains
"Be Ashamed" - meaning
Political message, talking about people who were being colonized under many unfair conditions. he is saying the people should be outraged for this situation and they should stand up for what is right.
"Mabo" - BaAka Culture, significance
song and dance associated with net hunting. compared to EWE culture, there is only one drum
the giving of alcohol to someone to please them, in most cases, ancestors. they are given to the trees when they are sacrificed to become a drum. The alcohol is poured on the ground as means of communication to ancestors
foreign county entered another imposing their own stanard --- evident with Shona and Mapfuma's music "Be Ashamed"
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