Njacko Backo and Kalimba Kalimba, featuring special guests Jane Bunnett and Larry Cramer, perform at the 25th annual Afrofest at Woodbine Park in Toronto. This video is the highlights from that performance. It was a dark and stormy day, but the audience members were incredible, stuck it out in the rain and danced their hearts out!
Tu Es Mon Coeur
The music video for Tu Es Mon Coeur off of Njacko Backo and Kalimba Kalimba’s album Ici Bas, Rien N’est Impossible (Here Below, Nothing is Impossible).
Njacko Backo – Lover of Music and Life
This is a video includes live footage from one of Njacko’s performances with Kalimba Kalimba at Dundas Square in Toronto, as well as some of his personal reflections on why he is an artist.
Njacko’s work with Mariposa in the Schools
Through Njacko’s work with Mariposa in the Schools he brings African music, stories and dance to students all over Ontario. This video provides a glimpse of this work with some amazing students at Corpus Christi Highschool in Burlington. A big thank you to TV Cogeco and producer David Bartlett who put this story together.
Mamma Yamma Lost her Toumkak!
Mamma Yamma has lost her favourite drum. Njacko Backo and Kalimba Kalimba help her find her missing “Toumkak” through music!
Njacko produced this video around 1994 in Montreal. The video is telling the politicians on the continent of Africa to stop stealing the money from the government budgets for their own personal accounts. This video is even more relevant today than it was in 1994. The people of Africa are courageously standing up and demanding change. There are revolutions all over the continent of Africa. Current and future leaders of Africa must really think about democracy, freedom, and the human rights of the African people.