Jacob Desvarieux, singer of the zouk band Kasav, passed away at 65.
— Jacob Desvarieux, co-founder of Kassav’ died at 66 on July 30th after being hospitalized for over a week in Guadeloupe.
— Kassav’ is a French Caribbean band formed in Guadeloupe in 1979.
— Kassav’ is the creator of zouk music. They were the first to apply the MIDI technology to cadence and fused the genre with funk, and Makossa.
— First French Caribbean group to have worldwide tours
I know you guys probably never heard of them but they are a big musical influence in the Caribbean so if you’re new to this group and kind of music here is my top 3 favorite, so you can enjoy his legacy 🙂
Ou lé — Kassav’
Zouk La Sé Sèl Médikaman Nou Ni — Kassav’
Reviens dans ma vie — Passi ft Jacob Desvarieux
Share your fave Caribbean artists of the moment or fave Kassav’s song?