Singer and Composer (Congo)

At the heart of the Congolese Rumba, Papa Wemba is one of the founding members of Zaiko Langa Langa, a leading group of the Zairian young generation in the 70s. Born in 1949 in southern Congo, the former cantor is among the great icons of African music. Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba his real name, Papa Wemba varies musical styles in his albums. Of the Rumba, soukouss through zouk and salsa, he tries to combine the taste of Africa to the Europeans one.

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