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Papa Wemba gets married

Papa Wemba has “officially” married his wife of 44 years, Marie Rose. The ceremony was held in the Madiakoko neighbourhood of Matonge disctrict in Kinshasa. Papa Wemba and his wife Marie Rose who is popularly known as “Mere Amazone” were … Continue reading

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Grand Kalle: The founder of modern Congolese music

Joseph Athanase Tchamala Kabaselleh a.k.a Le Grande Kalle was the first great Congolese musician. He is considered the Father of modern Congolese music.He was born on Dec 16 1930 in the city of Matadi which is the capital of the … Continue reading

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Tabu Ley

Tabu Ley Rochereau is indeed one of Africa’s most accomplished Singer/songwriter. But He will be remebered most for his creative drive and for his innovations which had a huge impact on Congolese as well as African music. He along with … Continue reading

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