Decolonize Me / I Puti'on

from by Micah Manaitai



decolonize my mind
rip out of my mouth the tongue that
sings praises to the great divine

decolonize my heart
let me love the missionary
who came and tore this place apart

mata a la patois
olvidate el sistema
de patriarcha española


from Modern Sounds in Island and Popular Music, released June 27, 2016




Micah Manaitai Los Angeles, California

Micah Manaitai is a 21 year old multi-instrumentalist and producer born in Guam and currently based in Los Angeles. Modern Sounds is his second release written, recorded and mixed between 2013 and 2015. Reclaiming the millennial softboy aesthetics of cuffed Aloha shirts in the name of island
heritage, Manaitai's music is a dense amalgam of multicultural thought, snark, and vulnerability.
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