Music from Congo DR/France – Gasandji

Gasandji is a congolese alternative, soul and jazz-fusion musician. Listen to her nice piece “Na lingui yo”:

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Music from DR Cogo – Tabu Ley Rochereau

Tabu Ley Rochereau, born in 1940, is a musician from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He’s well known for internationalising his african rumba and soukous music, together with Dr Nico Kasanda. Listen to his nice piece “Mokolo Nakokufa”:

Music from Congo DR/France – Gasandji

Gasandji is a congolese alternative, soul and jazz-fusion musician. Here’s her great song called “Libéla“:

This was a Music-Suggestion from Admin, thanks!

Music from Congo DR – Staff Benda Bilili

Updated song:

Staff Benda Bilili are a group of Congolese street musicians living around the grounds of the zoo in Kinshasa, and playing music which is rooted in rumba, with elements of old-school rhythm’n’blues and reggae. The core of the band consists of four senior singers/guitarist, who are all disabled (they suffered from poliomyelitis when they were young) and move around in spectacularly customized tricycles. I made the album Tres Tres Fort as a christmas gift for my mother, so I couldn’t post this earlier, and here’s the song “Moto Moindo“:

This was a Music-Suggestion from Zdenko!

Music from Congo DR – Nico Kassanda

Nico Kassanda(1939-1985), better known as Dr. Nico was a great pioneer of soukous music, who started playing in the young age of 14 years. Here’s his song “Bougie Ya Motema“:

Found this on The Thrill :)