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We are the Belgium company of Management from La Chiva Gantiva and Steffig Raff . Our office are based in Bruxelles and Colombia

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LA CHIVA GANTIVA (Afro-Colombian Rythms PUNK-Klore (Funk, punk, jazz) A lot of Energy on stage.

La Chiva Gantiva plays music without borders! Genre bending and adventurous they’ll make you dance, jump or mosh with their original combination of rock, funk, hip hop and punk with Afro-colombian rhythms, while preserving a jam mentality and multicultural origins.
Known for their live antics and frontman Rafael Espinel’s empathy towards the audience, La Chiva Gantiva are a treat to see live but also an amazing trip around the world when any of their three studio records play at a Colombian party, at a Belgian bar, or at a Mexican radio station.
The band was born in Brussels with a group colombian percussionists playing together in order to feel closer to their homeland. Brussels being an amazing cosmopolitan and multicultural city, the team quickly grew and added musicians from diverse backgrounds but sharing the same passion for live music. The members of the band are from Colombia, Belgium but also Vietnam and Chili.
The result of this cultural soundclash is a unique musical style and explosive on-stage energy, that has lead them on the five continents and the biggest festivals throughout the world.
«They are a frenetic carnival-punk racket that detonates like a Molotov cocktail of rock, rap, soul and ferociously funky Latin rhythms» The Times (UK).

The first two Albums are edited by The Label Crammed Discs : Pelao (2012 ) Vivo (2014 )
The third album Despegue (2017) edited by Flowfish

Right now for 2020 year they started with the release of 2 new singles. "Hermano Yo" and "Todo bien" (feat Jupiter and Okwess and Jacobo Vélez from La Mambanegra)

Steffig Raff (Electro- Rock / World)

STEFFIG RAFF, the first powerful serve of a game, is the story of a collision between musicians out of Brussels, crazy about tennis and the hallowed sounds of rock, groove and electro. The result is a fusion of the electronic and organic, drawing its energy from traditional and modern trance music, like a passing shot and a lob merging for a fleeting moment.

Their ball machines are synthetic and acoustic instruments : saxophones, synthetizers, electric guitar, sampler, drums and percussion.

Their racket to smash the ambiance is the singer’s voice, powerful, soulful and savage like a forehand hit down the sideline.

Professional, charismatic and aesthtic… discover the charms and precision of STEFFIG RAFF, travel the world with them in their quest for the Grand Slams !

STEFFIG RAFF consists of Rafael Espinel (guitar and voice), leader of La Chiva Gantiva ; Raphaël Laguerre (keyboards and sampler), former keyboard player for the Peas Project ; Tuan Ho Duc (sax and electric sax), alto from La Chiva Gantiva ; and Jérôme Baudart (drums and percussions), drummer for Akro and Tarmac.

participating in

  • WOMEX, Digital Edition, feat. Budapest Ritmo
  • WOMEX 2019
  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2016
  • WOMEX 2015
  • WOMEX 2014
  • WOMEX 2013
  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2011

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TODO BIEN , LA CHIVA GANTIVA´s NEW SINGLE

Todo bien" is the new single from La Chiva...

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LA CHIVA GANTIVA

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