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Jeanne Mokomo Miss Zaire 1969, Mother of Tabu Ley’s children

Jeanne Mokomo was Miss Zaire 1969. She later participated in the Miss Universe contest of 1969 in Miami Florida. She along with Miss Tunisia were the only African contestants. She had six children with Tabu Ley. This after Tabu Ley … Continue reading

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The concept of Nzonzing in Congolese Music

Introduction to the concept of Nzonzing Verkys and Youlou pioneers of Nzonzing http://kenyapage.net/commentary/wp-admin/post.php?post=4460&action=edit&message=10 Pepe Kalle and the rise of Empire Bakuba Na Lifelo Bisengo Bizali by Simaro The rise of Les Ya Tupas Koffi Olomide and Ba La Joie Nzonzing … Continue reading

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Biography of Michelino Mavatiku Visi

Birth in Matadi Michelino Joins Africa Fiesta Sukisa Michelino with Tabu Ley and Afrisa Michelino in Festival Maquisards Michelino in Les Grand Maquisards Michelino Joins Franco & TPOK Jazz Video of TPOK Jazz performing the hit song “Salima” Re-Union with … Continue reading

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Picture of some of Tabu Ley’s 104 children

It is well known that legendary Congolese musician Tabu Ley was a prolific singer and composer who released well over 250 albums. But Tabu Ley was equally prolific at fathering children. The total number of children he fathered has been … Continue reading

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Tabu Ley has died

Legendary Congolese singer/composer and band leader Tabu Ley Rochereau has passed on today (November 30 2913). He died at St. Luke’s Hospital in Brussels Belgium Hospital where he was undergoing treatment for a stroke that he had suffered in 2008, … Continue reading

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