Cabo Verde is a wonderful contributor to the immense talent of African music. What makes their music a standout is their strong diaspora ties where they use skills learned overseas to benefit the local community. Djodje is one of them. He is a 30 year old star that has been in the industry for over a decade. Newborn is his third studio album and it offers much promise for what Djodje’s musical vision is! Let’s dissect this body of work.
Show breakdown and timestamps:
01:20 – Intro: A quick rundown of the Newborn album and WHO EXACTLY IS DJODJE?
02:45 – Music analysis: What do the songs on Newborn sound like and which ones seem to be leading the pack?
05:55 – Technical review: What is Djodje’s style? How’s the musical balance in terms of genres, arrangement, collabos etc?
07:55 – Final thoughts about Newborn by Djodje and standout tracks