Music from Cameroon – Wes // World Music

Wes is a world music duo consisting of Michel Sanchez (ex member of Deep Forest) and Wes Madiko. Listen to their #1 “Alane” released in may 1997:

Music from France – Melissa Nkonda

Melissa Nkonda, born in 1990, is a french singer from Saint-Saulve. She is the daugther of an algerian mother and a cameroonian father. Have a listen to her amazing #1 single “Nouveaux Horizons” in Belgium in 2011:

Music from Cameroon – Irma

Irma is a singer-songwriter born in Douala, Cameroon 15 July 1988. At the age of 7, she began to learn classical piano and at 12 she learned to play guitar by herself.  At this age  she composed her first songs, most of them appeared on her  first album “Letter to the Lord” fully composed and produced by her.

In 2003 she settled to Paris and started to post her videos in the internet .

Here is her song “I know ”

Music from Cameroon – Wes

Wes Madiko (born January 15, 1964), better known as Wes, is a Cameroonian musician. He is probably best known among Western audiences for “In Youpendi”, a song from The Lion King II soundtrack, as well as work with Deep Forest and his own 1997 hit “Alane”.

http://www.myvideo.de/watch/6617686/Wes_Alane

 

Music from Cameroon/Paris – Kristo Numpuby

Kristo Numpuby, born in Paris, but raised in Cameroon, is a composer and guitarist performing world, afropop, jazz, world fusion and assiko music. Here’s his nice song “Assiko Man“:

Music from Cameroon – Manu Dibango

Emmanuel ‘Manu’ N’Djoké Dibango, born in1933 is a Cameroonian saxophonistand vibraphone player. He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. Here´s his Song “Soul Makossa”

Music from France – Yoann Fréget

Yoann Fréget has been singing since his childhood. At the age of fifteen, he discovered the Gospel music, attending a concert composed of 70 singers directed by Emmanuel Djob, a singer and composer from Cameroon. Here’s his song “Gospel Medley“:

This was a Music-Suggestion from Petra, thanks!