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Staff Benda Bilili

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Staff Benda Bilili

Staff Benda Bilili has been played on NTS in shows including Alexander Nut, featured first on 9 July 2017. Songs played include Je T'Aime and Moziki.

Staff Benda Bilili are a group of Congolese street musicians. They live around the grounds of the zoo in Kinshasa, and play music which is rooted in rumba, with elements of old-school rhythm'n'blues and reggae. The core of the band consists of four senior singers/guitarist, who all disabled (they suffered from poliomyelitis when they were young) and move around in spectacularly customized tricycles. They are backed by a younger rhythm section consisting of ex-sheges, abandoned street kids who were…

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Je T'Aime
Staff Benda Bilili
Crammed Discs2009
Je T'Aime
Staff Benda BililiCrammed Discs2009
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Moziki
Staff Benda Bilili
Crammed Discs2009
Moziki
Staff Benda BililiCrammed Discs2009
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