Zita Light Releases the video of #Nsankwi 1 ,a word in Nkwen that means #WoodSplitter. This is the introduction of a “Lamentation Project” (Nsankwi 1-7) #Nsankwi 1 is first of 7 songs in (The Lamentation Project) ,A series of 7 songs with the title #Nsankwi to be released in the first 7months of 2020, rallying people from across the world in the most African style to channel their cry about the present chaotic/deplorable state of the world to the right ear(God) for intervention and resolution.The entire song is done in Nkwen dialect and broken language(pidgin).
Nsankwi is a Lulabi in Nkwen that tells the story of deep suffering/pain that pushes a mother to do something regrettable with her child for survival. The child the sings the first verse of this song Nsankwi 1, sending a message to his father to come to his aid.
Zita Light creatively uses what the child sings to his brother Nsankwi whom he sends as the messenger to his father, to open the song Nsankwi 1.This will run through all the Nsankwi series of 7 songs, with additional inspiration.
The Father of the child here referring to “God Almighty” and the Nsankwi who is the messenger in the song to be “Jesus Christ” carrying the cry of the world to God Almighty The Father ,who alone is able to still the storms of the world lifted to him via the voice of Zita Light. The Lulabi #Nsankwi is Creatively used, composed and sung by Zita Light, produced by Godemma of GodemmaMusik G-Musik Bamenda.
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