Sunday, October 12, 2008

Mav Cacharel - (Lassissi Present) - Chantie Die - Mid 80s

This LP delivers great Soukous by Mav Cacharel from Congo-Brazza; who has the group Loketo backing him with Diblo on solo guitar... Well, Enjoy!

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Comme A l'Ecole (1990)

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This is a good record this might sound like Soukous but its Rumbakous...This is a session lead by Viva La Musica musicians of Papa Wemba with Bongo Wende on solo, Nene Tchakou on rhythm and Ngouma Lokito on bass.

Monday, August 18, 2008


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Today I'm going to post some classic Makossa tunes. Because to remind how good Makossa was in the 80's which was called Pop Makossa. Funky Makossa was created by Manu Dibango in the 70's who is one of the Cameroonian stars to become successful out of the U.S. There was also Makozouk which was Makossa mixed with Zouk and Makossa fused with Congolese Soukous.

Well enjoy these tracks.

Click here to watch 'Mystery-Track---1989'

Click here to watch 'Mensy---Ane-Ya'

Click here to watch 'Prince-Eyango---Cest-Ma-Peau'

More are coming

Orchestre Mode Success - Innovation Vol.3

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This one was one of the Innovation Series that was made in the 1980's and all of them have good music. There are 8 Innovation Series Total but they are hard to find now. Well, Enjoy this one!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Some Clips from Koffi's new album

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Here are some clips from Koffi's new album (Bord Ezanga Kombo)

Monday, August 11, 2008

Michel Moutouari - Consecration(1995)

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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Videos featuring Legend Lokassa Ya M'Bongo

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Lokassa Ya M'Bongo is a excellent rhythm guitarist and he is almost 60. He has a title of 7 albums? He was a member of Soukous Stars and founder, also a member of Tabu Ley's Afrisa International, and Sam Mangwana's African All Stars. He was one of highest session rhythm guitarist. He played on more than 100 sessions.

The first video is Marie Jose which was released in 1986; originally Ballou Canta sanged but he is lip singing it. You can see Yondo Sister singing and dancing in the background. She did some background singing in the 80's, she also appeared in Kanda Bongo Man's Malinga-JT album.

Here's what Damien Aziwa looks now and another great Congo Gospel Video

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Here's what Damien Aziwa looks now from back in days. He really aged during the years. Great guitar by Dally Kimoko.

The country Bostwana even play Wenge music

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Here it is -

Its a great video it really shows that the Wenges have been inspiring other countries and it features great guitar by unknown solo guitarist.

Solo Sita - Soukouss 360 (1993)

This album contains great vocals by Solo Sita himself, Excellent solo guitar and rhythm guitar by Nene Tchakou and Awesome Bass by Ngouma Lokito who's one of the best bassist from congo.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Petit Cachet - Retrouvailles Parisiennes - 1993

This Album might not be classified as Soukous but its sure good. The tracks start as Rumbas and they blossom into hot sebenes. The CD isn't disappointing at all and you wouldn't be disappointed.

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Mav Cacharel - Kebo (1990)

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Great Record by Ex.Loketo Member and with his band. Fast Soukous

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Wenge Musica 4x4 - Kala Yi Boeing

Add to Google Reader or HomepageLuckily I found a clip of the song "Kala Yi Boeing' but only the sebene part.

Info: Ballou Canta, Shimita El Diego, Damien Aziwa, Soule Ngofo Man, Aurlus Mabele, Dally Kimoko, Beniko Popolipo, Caien Madoka, Nene Tchaku, Lokassa, Mimi Kazidona, Ngouma Lokito, Remy Salomon, 3615 Code Niawu. Drums: Djudjuchet

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Sunday, May 18, 2008

Ballou Canta accompagne Soukous Time - 1989

Details: Ballou Canta, Marie Celine Chrone, Shimita, Diblo Dibala, Lokassa Ya Mbongo, Miguel Yamba, Djudjuchet, Phillip Saint-Charles

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The heavenly days of Wenge Musica BCBG

Add to Google Reader or HomepageBefore the split of BCBG, here is everyone: Werrason, Blaise Bula, Alain Mpela, Tutu Caludji, Aimelia, JB Mpiana, Titina Al Capone, Adolphe Dominguez, Roberto Wunda, Burkina Faso, Diider Massela, Patient Kusangila and others.

Lofombo Video

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Albums of 2008

Add to Google Reader or HomepageThese are the albums that are coming this year.

Werrason & Maison Mere - Mayi Ya Sika - Temps Present - Untitled Date

Koffi Olomide & Les Menieurs - (Bord Eza Kombo)Album da Patron - Untitled Date

Bouro Geco Mpela - Vice de Procedure - June?

Soukous Stars - Untitled - June or Later

Dally Kimoko - Untitled - June or Later

Celeo Scram - Nzoto na Nzoto

Bisou Bass - Untitled

Kanda Bongo Man - Soukous Time - July

Papa Wemba - Kaka Yo - Out

Verckys & L'Immortal Veve - Coup de Marteau - Out

Simaro Lutumba - Salle d'Attente - Unknown Date

Bozi Boziana - L'Heure de Verite - Already out

Cele Zino - Colosination - Already Out

Alpa Tshino Chifre 7 - Contre Mur - Already Out

Felix Wazekwa - Que Demande le Peuple - Already Out

Bibi Dens - Untitled - Date Unknown

Bluff Wabalonzo - Untitled - Date Unknown

Samba Mapangala & Orc. Virunga - Untitled - Date Unknown

3615 Code Niawu - Untitled - Date Unnknown

Luciana de Mingongogo - Date Unknown

Vonga Aye - Untitled - Date Unknown

Aissa - Untitled

Stino Mubi - Untitled

Thierry Fouda - Untitled

manu lima and his group - untitled

36 15 code niawu - Untitled

Claude Kiya from Wenge Maison Mere - Untitled

Zaiko Singles (1977/78/79/1980)

Add to Google Reader or HomepageI'm going to provide you guys with some Zaiko singles made in the 70's. Enjoy!!! - Famous Hit

Singers of this era were Evoloko Jocker, Bozi Boziana, Likinga Redo, Shekedan, Yenga Yenga, Nyoka Longo, Bimi Ombale, Lengi Lenga, Mbuta Otis, and more.

Guitarists were: Pepe Manuaku, Sanza, Matima, Zamuangana, Teddy Sukami who left for solo career. Bass: Djo Maly, Muaka "Oncle" Bapius. Drummers: Belobi Meridjo, Bakunde Ilo Pablo, Otis Edjudju "Djudjuchet?

Monday, April 28, 2008

Congolese Divas Part 1

Here are the talented Congolese Divas who were around in the 80's and some are around now.

Tshala Muana
Click here to play 'Tshala-Muana---Dezo-Dezo'

Click here to play 'Tshala-Muana---Tshibola'

Click here to play 'Tshala-Muana---Banda-Yango'

Here are talented Congolese Divas who were around the 80's and some are around now.

Mpongo Love
Click here to play 'Mpongo-Love---Basonguer'

Click here to play 'Mpongo-Love---Bakake'

Vonga Aye
Click here to play 'Vonga-Aye---Bolingo-Mobesu'

Click here to play 'Vonga-Aye---Yona-Nani'

M'Bilia Bel
Click here to play'MBilia-Bel---Cher-Ami'

Click here to play 'MBilia-Bel-avec-Afrisa-International---Nakei-Nairobi'

Click here to watch 'MBilia-Bel---Nazali-Mwasi'

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Koffi Olomide Vs. Werrason

Add to Google Reader or HomepageAs u know, there has been a rivalry between Koffi and Werrason. We don't know who will release their album's first. Recently, Flam Kapaya left Maison Mere and joined Quartier Latin International - Les Meneiurs. Flam has working on Album du Patron with Koffi to fill in the Poor Generique. So in the meantime, Werrason called Beniko Popolipo (ex.Zaiko and ex.Quartier Latin member) to fill in Flam's licks he made. In my opinion, I don't know if Beniko can do the hardcore licks. But in Zaiko, he made some extreme licks there and also in QL . So, he probably can do it.

4 Etoiles - Afro Rhythmes Presente (1983)

This was the 4 Etoiles's First Album under the Afro Rhythms production. Good Early Soukous!!

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