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Kanda Bongo Man

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Kanda Bongo Man

Kanda Bongo Man has been played on NTS shows including Full House, with Lowazo first played on 3 July 2016.

Kanda Bongo Man (born 1955), from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a prominent soukous musician. He is most famous for the structural changes he implemented to soukous music. The previous approach was to sing several verses and have one guitar solo at the end of the song. Kanda Bongo Man revolutionized soukous by encouraging guitar solos after every verse and even sometimes at the beginning of the song. His form of soukous gave birth to the kwassa kwassa dance rhythm where the hips…

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Kanda Bongo Man
Mélodie1990
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Kanda Bongo ManMélodie1990
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Lowazo
Kanda Bongo Man
Hannibal Records1989
Lowazo
Kanda Bongo ManHannibal Records1989
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