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“This is only Lakou Mizik’s second release, but it is as good a Haitian album as I’ve heard in years—adventurous, original, inspiring and a shot in the arm for anyone tempted to let life’s woes get them down.”
– Afropop Worldwide
 
“Hooting horns from Haiti’s rara carnival tradition mix with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band; there’s percussion from all sides and an earth-moving bass.”
– New York Times
 
 
Lakou Mizik

Lakou Mizik

Songlines world music magazine has named Wa Di Yo on Cumbancha records by Haitian band Lakou Mizik as the Best Album of 2016.

“Lakou Mizik’s debut is a passionate tribute to the people and culture of Haiti. Formed in the aftermath of the country’s 2010 earthquake, the collective deliver a project of celebration and hope.” – Songlines