Tagged: congolese rumba


Lungu Lungu: Bamboo’s Timeless Swahili Bridge

I can never get enough Congolese guitar. I’m so addicted to it that I hunt it down wherever possible, even if it lives outside of the Congolese rumba world. If you read through past posts, … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2013 1:31PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Lungu Lungu: Didjak Brings the Tshiluba Sun to Congolese Hip-Hop

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, it’s Congolese rapper Didjak Munya. Congolese music is the … read more »

POSTED December 5, 2012 2:44PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,

Lungu Lungu: Tanzania’s Hip-Hop Originators

I love African music from the 1970s. From Congolese rumba to Ghanaian highlife, Angolan semba to Malian national orchestras—pretty much anything from anywhere is dope. This might come as a surprise to some, because my … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2012 4:22PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (8) TAGS: , ,