Vox Sambou comes from Limbé, Haiti. He writes and perform in Creole, French, English, Spanish and Portuguese. He has toured Canada, performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Los Angeles Grand Performances at the Printemps de Bourges in France, as well as in the Caribbean and Latin America, France, Chile, Brasil, Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso.
Founded by Trinidadian/Canadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, Kobo Town is named after the historic neighborhood in Port-of-Spain where calypso was born amid the boastful, humorous and militant chants of roaming stick-fighters.
2015 Juno Award Winner, fuses traditional Mexican Folk music such as Ranchera, Huapango, and other Latin American rhythms with rock and reggae, while creating his own unique mix of ‘Music of the Americas’ and delivering passionate lyrics that touch on issues such as indigenous rights, anti-racism and anti-oppression.
Trad.Attack! takes inspiration from old archive recordings and from the music of today. Folk music is their starting point but not their boundary: they remain open in ears, mind and soul to different styles and new directions whilst maintaining their emotional roots-heart.