California WorldFest • Presented by The Center for the Arts

Vox Sambou

California WorldFest 2022 | Official Performer

Vox Sambou

Vox Sambou comes from Limbé, Haiti. He writes and performs in Creole, French, English, Spanish and Portugues. He is a founding member of Montreal-based hip-hop collective, Nomadic Massive. He performed across North America at the Kennedy center in Washington; Grand Performances in Los Angeles; Le Printemps de Bourges, France, Chile, Brasil, Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso, Colombia, Brasil, Morocco, Spain, USA.

He is now at his 3rd solo album: “The Brasil Session”, recorded in Brasil, released in spring 2016. Others are “Lakay” in 2008 and “Dyasporafriken” in 2013 – that earned him the nomination of best world album music at GAMIQ. 

«The Brasil Session» Live recorded in Sao Paulo, Brasil, has been released in Montreal in May 2016. In 2016 he performed in Francofolie  Festival de Montreal, Atlantic Music Exposition  – Capo Verde, La Havana World Music  Festival, Visa for Music – Rabat, CirculArt – Medellin, Imex India – Calcutta, Apap – New York. SXSW, Austin, USA.

His music focuses on the traditional rhythms of Haiti mixed with elements of afrobeat, jazz, reggae, and hip-hop.

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An annual music festival that brings music from around the world to Grass Valley, California. We honor the land our festival is held on with our Global Indigenous Peoples Village. PLUS: Workshops & Yoga • Global Conscious Living • World Food & Artisan Market • Family Fun for All Ages • Buskers • Late Night Music • Parade & More!

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