Ana Elrich

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Black people are like banana trees…

In Suriname there is an odo or saying: Mi na bana bon, o moro y’e trowe doti tap’ mi, o moro me fatu. Translation: Advertisements

June 2, 2018 · 4 Comments

Wow.., is he a prophet or what?

In an old Kaiso mood again… This song is amazing! Written in 1999, and performed in 2000, none of the predictions he’s singing about had come true. But only a … Continue reading

April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Africa’s best kept secret outside of Africa

As I have mentioned numerous times before on this blog,

June 25, 2017 · 5 Comments

Maroon Resilience

Sometime ago I found this gem of a movie/documentary on Youtube by Herman van der Horst called Faja Lobi, which translates to “Burning Love”, the name of a popular flower … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 5 Comments

Love in modern music

Now, I’m not one to claim that there are absolutely no love songs being made anymore. There are quite a few. You just have to search for them. These particular … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · 10 Comments

I shall stand!

Have I ever told you guys how much I love Kassav? This band will go down in history as my all time favorite band. Their music transcends everything, including age … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Letter to Edmund

Hi grandpa, how are you? I hope you are well and doing better than you did here in this earthly life.

March 24, 2017 · 6 Comments

Write it down, make it happen (III)

  I realized I never posted about my ideal career, even though that’s  a pretty hot item right now in my life. I’m a very analytical person. I like to … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

God and me (2)

I usually connect with God through music of various origins. Some examples:

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

God and me (I)

I believe in something out there somewhere, that’s bigger than us all. Something that’s responsible for “it” all. This is the only explanation that makes sense to me somehow.The fact … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 8 Comments
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