Motif: Mojo

mojo Mojo – African-American version of the term kimoyo, meaning ‘[language] of the spirit,’ the Mojo motif is operationalized outwardly through Nommo [see Call-Response for further detail]. Mojo has often mediated between the detached, alienating field of oppositional dualities [e.g. ‘good/evil’… ‘spirit/flesh’… ‘sacred/secular’…] representing mind-body-spirit divisions imposed on the BaNtu universe by Euro-patriarchal forces and agendas of containment, as evident in Black Popular Music… 


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