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TSHEGUE – M’Benga Bila

If you weren’t familiar with Tshegue’s previous output until now, this latest single could almost be aligned with fellow Pariasian resident MHD’s Afro-Trap sound, but this feels even grittier and raw, and way more punk. Perhaps as a nod to … Continue reading

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KOKOKO! – Tokoliana

Using salvaged junk to create their instruments, Kinshasa based KOKOKO! are a band who could easily have fitted into Crammed Records’ ‘Congotronics’ series alongside the likes of Konono N°1 and Kasai Allstars but instead this release is out through ICI … Continue reading

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Mbongwana Star – Kala

I posted up a tune from this new Congolese group a few days ago, this is another track from them that has surfaced on YouTube. Some serious moves going on in this video, which explores both the gritty and glorious … Continue reading

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