Gwoka is a traditional music genre from Guadeloupe that originated from the African slave trade. It is characterized by the use of drums and call-and-response vocals. The music is often used for social and cultural events, such as weddings and funerals. The lyrics often touch on themes of resistance, identity, and spirituality. Today, Gwoka has evolved to include modern influences and is enjoyed by both locals and tourists alike.
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