Audio: D’banj x Fally Ipupa ‘Nous Les Meilleurs (We The Best)’ [Download]
Video: Tabu Ley Rochereau
Soukous music has a rich history of nurturing the soul, check out pioneer Tabu Ley Rochereau hand in keeping the tradition alive.
Film: Kinshasa Symphony ‘A New Image Of Congo’
Kinshasa Symphony shows the reception of classical music in Kinshasa, where everyday instruments and musicians can only carry on through constant reinvention.
Wendo Kolosoy And The Birth of Soukous
Exploring the evolution of African music, Okayafrica traces the roots of Soukous to Wendo Kolosoy and his music that was feared to be awakening the dead in the late 1940s.
Video: Leslyman ‘Nous’
In this Kinshasa music video, Congolese rapper Leslyman asks “what do other people really know about “us” Africans?” …
Houston/Dallas: Catch Fally Ipupa Live
Catch Fally Ipupa‘s signature mix of Ndombolo and Congolese rumba with pop and RnB this Turkey Day Weekend in Texas.
DRC Music Drops ‘Kinshasa One Two’ on Vinyl + CD
Damon Albarn‘s DRC Music collective drops the physical release of Kinshasa One Two today.
Audio: The Very Best ft. Baloji ‘Super Mom (Remix)’
Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit enlist Congolese sorcerer Baloji for this celebratory remix of “Super Mom,” grab it for free!
Video: DRC Music “Hallo ft. Tout Puissant Mukalo and Nelly Liyemge”
A Kinshasa-street clip for Damon Albarn‘s DRC Music project’s lead single “Hallo,” featuring Congolese artists Tout Puissant Mukalo and Nelly Liyemge.
What Does the Congo Think About Apple’s iPhone Announcement
As 80% of the world’s provider of coltan, a vital mineral used in the iPhone, what does the Congo think of Apple’s new announcement?
Video: Lexxus Legal “Fauchés”
Congolese rapper Lexxus Legal delivers this new clip for hard hitting Kinshasa-street anthem “Fauchés” featuring Leslyman.
Video + Interview: Baloji Live In Brooklyn
Baloji brought his culture melding sound and Sapeur style to a bar in Williamsburg for a live performance and interview with MTV Iggy.