Tuesday, December 23, 2008
This is Ndombolo
New video by Mokobe, with modern Congolese Rumba star Fally Ipupa, out of Kinshasa.
Congolese music, from Rumba, to Soukous, to Ndombolo is the base influence for everything from Benga to Kuduro to Coupe Decale. I read DJ Znobia say that listening to Papa Wemba makes him trip. Listen to the guitars, they definitely take you to a different plane.
Shout out to Gregzhino who stopped by SF and brought me a couple gifts. This great CD is one of the things he brought: