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"Kassav" is a highly influential musical group from Guadeloupe, formed in 1979 by a group of talented musicians including Pierre-Edouard Decimus, Freddy Marshall, Jacob Desvarieux, and Georges Décimus. The band is credited with popularizing the zouk music genre, which is a fusion of Caribbean rhythms such as cadence, compas, and salsa with elements of funk and jazz. Kassav has released over 20 albums, won numerous awards and accolades, and sold millions of records worldwide. In 1992, their album "Vini Pou" earned them a Grammy Award nomination. The band's music is characterized by its infectious rhythms, lively percussion, and melodic vocals, which have influenced numerous artists in the zouk and Caribbean music genres. Kassav's unique sound has made a significant impact on the global music scene, contributing to the popularity of Caribbean music around the world. Despite undergoing various lineup changes over the years, Kassav remains a highly respected and influential force in the world of music.