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Pulo NDJ - Desert to Douala is out!

N’Djamena, Chad, 29 March 2019

Announcing our first album, Pulo NDJ's "From Desert To Douala" - a collaborative record between NickodemusHAPE & a group of local musicians recorded in N'djamena, Chad. Our friends at Afropop Worldwide have the very first taste of the album with "Clandoman" - an uplifting track paying homage to the Taxi Motorcycle drivers in Chad's dusty capital. 

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https://wonderwheelrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/desert-to-douala

New MixtHAPE out! Afrique partout

New MixtHAPE out! Afrique partout

N’Djamena, Chad, 31 January 2019

African influences, African sounds, African traditions, Africa now… a continent that goes beyond its geographical limits, shaping cultures and styles worldwide, a place where the old and new meet, fight, build future traditions. From the marginal center of N’djamena, Chad, to the periphery of London, UK from old town Havana, Cuba to flourishing Nairobi, Kenya, find the colours, roots, shapes of such diversity… find "Afrique partout"!

Desert to Douala (soon out on Wonderwheel Recordings): 125% of the amount pledged funded!

Desert to Douala (soon out on Wonderwheel Recordings): 125% of the amount pledged funded!

N’Djamena, Chad, 25 January 2019

The crowdfunding campaign for the Pulo NDJ’s debut album “Desert to Douala” was successful, with 125% of the amount pledged funded.

The artists of the collective are currently working with Nickodemus and Wonderwheel Recordings to get the last things done and release the album, which is expected for the beginning of April 2019.

Pulo NDJ's debut album: Desert to Douala

Pulo NDJ's debut album: Desert to Douala

N’Djamena, Chad, 10 December 2018

HAPE Collective launched its first music production project!! Pulo NDJ's debut album: 'Desert to Douala' (Wonderwheel Recordings ), an encounter between talented artists from Chad🇹🇩 & Cameroon🇨🇲, globe-trotting Nickodemus and HAPE Collective's own djbuosis, is almost ready to be produced! Support our Kickstarter campaign!

HAPE N'Djamena #3

HAPE N'Djamena #3

N’Djamena, Chad, 24 February 2018

HAPE N’Djaména lit up the garden of the French Cultural Institute with a mix of live traditional performance and DJing in front of a crowd of both national and international dancers. With Samy on the vocals and drums, Master Walid with his piano, Idriss and his garaya, Bana and his djembe and Vianney with his trumpet, the artists played along DJs from