Author Topic: I NEED FRESH MUSIC OR HIDDEN GEMS TO LISTEN TO MY FRIENDS  (Read 369 times)

Matebu on: September 04, 2019, 19:37

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Every now and then I have the feeling I’ve exhausted my entire catalogue of classics/good music and have a mental block for finding good music to listen to. The feeling is compounded by the saddening lack of new releases in 2019.

Do you guys have recommendations of music you’re currently enjoying or music that may not be too known to the rest of us (I know that part is hard)

Tata Nkiadi #1 on: September 04, 2019, 20:13

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I have been switching between Fally and Fabregas as of late which is quite sad. These young guys need some sort of jolt. Because of the lack of releases, I find myself going back to old Koffi albums like Tcha Tcho du Sorcier and Koweit Rive Gauche. I finally took a listen to the Zaire 74 album to commemorate the famed Rumble In the Jungle bout. It’s refreshing to hear OK Jazz and Afrisa with modern mixing.

CM PRINCE #2 on: September 04, 2019, 20:42

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The new music I’m listening to is just Fally and Fabregas, other than that I’ve just been listening to Academia’s Sanction, Viagra and 4 Coins Kandala. Or Jbs Th and Internet.

Recently Sam Tshintu released a new Rhumba which is very good

Longbluesquid #3 on: September 04, 2019, 22:13

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Fabregas Cible, Light music Villa Nova Cursus. But I agree we have not many releases.

Franco Pepe Kalle #4 on: September 04, 2019, 23:28

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Here is one old song that actually had Bozi, Kester and Koffi before they became big stars.

Matebu, try this song. It is a great song

bencuri #5 on: September 04, 2019, 23:58

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Try Guy Guy Fall: Cote Quest. It is an older album from him from the end of the 90's, not very often mentioned, but a very good one. You can find various songs of it uploaded to Youtube and other places.

Matebu #6 on: September 05, 2019, 02:38

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Thanks guys for the suggestions, will give the songs and albums a listen

Jdog #7 on: September 05, 2019, 09:40

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Or moto asala le monde eza yo Nzambe tata, Kita okata po mokili trop matata, kata- Fally Ipupa

Cavalier Solitaire #8 on: September 05, 2019, 15:36

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Not really really hidden gem but i think Universal Zangul's Tapis Rouge is worth a second listen in this time of limited quality releases. Been listening a lot to "Tout a coup" from that album.


Atango #9 on: September 05, 2019, 19:59

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Unfortunately, I feel like most music coming out of Kin that is considered ''popular'' resembles more of modern African music (Afro-house, Afro Beat etc.) It seems as though the newer artists are trying to branch out. But sometimes feeding the soul with good rhumba & sebene is missing.

bencuri #10 on: September 05, 2019, 21:39

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Unfortunately, I feel like most music coming out of Kin that is considered ''popular'' resembles more of modern African music (Afro-house, Afro Beat etc.) It seems as though the newer artists are trying to branch out. But sometimes feeding the soul with good rhumba & sebene is missing.


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