An African gypsy with a Romanian mother. For a while he lived in Romania but his heart, his home, is Africa. In Ghana, where we met him in a place near Accra, Wanlov is a star, but the uniqueness of his music makes him relevant internationally as well, bringing him to South America and New York for a series of shows. He dresses eclectically, with scarves worn like skirts, t-shirt, vest and necktie. This is how he showed up for our meeting in a bar outside the city. “I wore the tie for the first time in 2009 and haven’t taken it off since. It’s part of my style.