Tag Archive for: congo

Congo Groove

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We have known Pitcho, Fredy Massamba and Lexxus Legal for a while now. Living in different parts of the world, the three are now teaming up on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of DR Congo (while Fredy’s native, Congo Brazzaville, also celebrates its 50th independence day) under the...

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Africanhiphop.com presents Baloji live

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If you happen to be in the Netherlands this coming thursday (May 13 from 8pm) you may want to join Africanhiphop.com in an evening of film & performance around the theme of La Sape (Société  des ambianceurs et des personnes élégantes), the fashion movement of Congo-Brazzaville and DR Congo...

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Baloji & Konono No. 1

Baloji & Konono - Karibu ya bintou

Always wondered what Konono N°1 would sound like in a hip hop setting? The likembe (thumb piano) group from Congo, who quickly made a name in the west after their music was released on cd and picked up by influential deejays like Gilles Peterson (BBC), are featured prominently in...

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