Artist Profiles: Binhan

Binhan

Singer-songwriter Binhanquinhe Quimor, better known as Binhan, was born in 1977 in Guinea Bissau. He grew up in Catio, a town in southern Guinea Bissau.

Binhan became a very popular artist in Guinea Bissau in 2008 with his refreshing songs of love and hope. His committed and realistic lyrics resonated with audiences far and wide. Some of his hit songs include Mariana and Tudo na passa.

In 2007 he joined Super Mama Djombo, a popular Guinea-Bissauan band, as vocalist.

Discography:

Lifante Pupa (Cantos Music, 2017)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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