tabanka

tabanka

(tă-băng′kă) [Fm. Trinidadian English]
A culture-bound illness specific to the West Indies in which men who are abandoned by their wives become severely depressed and may commit suicide.
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While he celebrates multiple Cape Verdean genres such as batuku, funana, finason, tabanka, morna and coladera, Tcheka's music also has Caribbean, Brazilian and African influences which he adds to the folk, jazz, blues and rock elements in the mix.