Wise Atangana is a Canadian musician, poet, and storyteller born and raised in Cameroon. He describes his musical style as “Afro beat hip-hop fusion” and through his music he replicates what his grandparents did – shares his stories, his beliefs and his experiences as a Black man, Cameroonian, an African and a new Canadian.
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“We thought of Adbirahman Abdi and the intersections of his identity. He was a black man. He was a newcomer. He had a mental illness.”
Many Bluesfest attendees on Saturday were hurt and surprised by comments made by Ian Astbury, lead singer of The Cult, a British rock group known for gothy 1980s hits like “She Sells Sanctuary”.