Rap Riots in Inhambane

Dear Positivos,
We are writing to tell the world about a musical revolution which began in Inhambane on 7th April 2009, at Cine teatro Tofo. 12 new young rappers took to the stage for the first time to express themselves in the first FSD ( French Social Development)  funded event at the cinema here in the […]

8 years ago

Music from Chimoio 1

Oi, pessoal; during our 2 weeks stay with AFRICARE in Chimoio we produced some pretty tunes, that you can download….

“Queremos viver“, which was recorded in the Escola Secundaria 7 de Abril, a wicked kwassa kwassa style with powerful message. The children sing about their future and the obstacles to achieve their dreams. Sex abuse, violation […]

9 years ago

Music from Chimoio 2

There are 3 more songs which Positivo has recorded with the local artists: one with Lolo, talking about sex too early, another one with Nito (viraka), talking about the importance of the HIV test and last but not least with Ginho.

9 years ago

Falar de sexo sem complexo

Darren asked me if I could do a kind of Funk style for the song in Helen`s school. He searched his discography to put on some tracks of Gil Scott Heron which we enjoyed a lot. Brian Jackson`s flute gave us the rest.
As we don`t have flute players around in Inhambane, I had to search […]

9 years ago

POSITIVO Workshop in Secondary School Eduardo Mondlane in Inhambane

Hello Positivos from the world,
Pupils from the Secondary School Eduardo Mondlane in Inhambane are glad to announce the formation of a new Positivo group in their school.
On sunday, the 8th of june 2008, 23 young students participated in a Positivo Workshop sponsored by PSI and VSO to produce a funky african song about sex […]

9 years ago

Positivo live in the Secondary School Eduardo Mondlane in Inhambane

Hello Positivos,
The band played a happy concert on last wednesday, the 4th of june, in Secondary School Eduardo Mondlane in Inhambane.
Up to 200 pupils danced and sang along from 3 pm until night with Helio, Roland, Pierre and Joao for the first part of a Workshop Program sponsored by our partner

After being warmed up […]

9 years ago

Song Story “Eu nao tenho medo”

First conceived by Roland in March 2007, the original beat was brought to Mangunde a few days later to start POSITIVO’s pilot workshop. In the morning, participants wrote lyrics by studying collected answers to the question ‘Why are you afraid to pass the test ?’. A group of singers directed by Helio created the main melody, […]

9 years ago