King of Congolese Soukous
Kanda Bongo Man
Friday, September 19, 2008 8:00 PM
Vocalist and bandleader Kanda Bongo Man, one of the giants in modern African pop, is a pioneer and superstar of modern Congolese soukous - joyful and uplifting dance music that combines Caribbean rumba with African rhythms. He has been at the heart of the Parisian soukous scene since the 1980s, and popularized Kwassa Kwassa, the infectious Congolese dance style, throughout the world. His ensemble includes two dancers.
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Official Website: http://www.worldmusicinstitute.org/event.php?id=840
Added by Fumio on September 3, 2008