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Boy Ge Mendes

Boy Ge Mendes has been played on NTS in shows including Patrick Forge, featured first on 2 March 2020. Songs played include Yone Bi Gno Co Boka and Grito De Bo Fidje.

Back in 1990, before the great success of Cesaria Evora, Boy Ge Mendes put the music of Cape Verde on the map with his hit song "Grito de Bo Fidge".

Born in 1952 as Gerard Mendes, Boy Ge Mendes' adventure began in Dakar, Senegal. His father was a punch card operator and his mother a seamstress. They were living in Dakar like many Cape Verdeans. In Félix Faure Street, downtown, Gerard Mendes grew up…

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Yone Bi Gno Co Boka
Boy Ge Mendes
EMI France1989
Yone Bi Gno Co Boka
Boy Ge MendesEMI France1989
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Grito De Bo Fidje
Boy Ge Mendes
EMI France1989
Grito De Bo Fidje
Boy Ge MendesEMI France1989
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