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Lisanga ya Bambanda by Mbilia Bel (Translation and Lyrics)

Introduction The song Lisanga Ya Bambanda (Association of rivals) was composed by Tabu Ley. Two versions of this song were produced. One was sung by Tabu Ley and the other by Mbilia Bel. Video Lyrics and Translation

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Eswi yo wapi by Mbilia Bel (Translated)

The phrase Eswi Yo wapi is the Lingal equivalent of “How does this concern you . In Kiswahili, the equivalent phrase is “Pili pili usiyoila yakuwashia nini” ? This was one of the earliest songs Mbilia Bel sung. She was … Continue reading

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Mbilia Bel still very beautiful in her 50s

In this track , Mbilia Bel pays tribute to Tshala Mwana on her birthday. Tshala Mwana being from the Southern part of Congo and being from the Baluba tribe where Kiswahili is often used , sung a lot of songs … Continue reading

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Faux Pas by Mbilia Bel

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