AMEN

AMEN

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Did you know that Jimi Hendrix had Togolese ancesrty? No? Check this AMEN guy out...

Biography

« Amen! » is the shout of Edem Viana’s mother when she delivers. « He is the last out of six brothers and yet the shout becomes his name.
Home is filled with the sounds of the father who in addition to teach at school is also a guitar player. Amen comes to life with songs. Avec un père instituteur et guitariste.

He is soon rocked with the riffs of Jimi Hendrix and thoughtful lyricist Bob Marley.
Adolescent, while his buddies kick the ball to seduce girls, he gets to learn how to play guitar but he would mature his skills way beyond that appeal an starts performing anywhere and whenever he gets the chance in the streets of Lome. He wants a sharper technique to service his musical discoveries. Soon he would raise a band in his high school. All he magnifies are such idols as Police, Sting, Eric Clapton.

The tragic death of his brother, guitarist of Natty Dread paves his way. Amen substitutes and becomes against his will the star of the youngsters of his Bé Kpota neighborhod. His reputation gives him the opportunity to join at the age of 18 such performers as Jimi Hope or King Mensah…

Adept of blues, jazz, rock African sounds, Amen melts it all in the pot of his personal his praises his afro pop , style that some would align with Jam mate Keziah Jones.

Today Amen has reach musical maturity and is driven by that urge to tell himself with spellbinding acoustic rock waves, captivating melodies and sharp lyrics. Creativity is at your door, the Artist is preaching, let yourselves convert. Amen !

A new album on the way….

Set List

1 1/2 to 2 hrs sets
Jimi Hendrix covers (2 max)