Author Topic: Who's the real author ? Djuna Mumbafu or Gode Lofombo ?  (Read 477 times)

mvulusi96 on: April 17, 2019, 16:06

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mvulusi96 #1 on: April 23, 2019, 22:26

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I noticed that i posted the wrong song lol.


Franco Pepe Kalle #2 on: April 24, 2019, 00:29

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It is ashame that Gode Lofombo and Djouna Mumbafu hate each other. I don't know how they managed to be together for 6 years that they were with Pepe Kalle. It is heartbreaking as a Pepe Kalle fan.

I hope one day they can at least be civil towards one another.

Wenge1995 #3 on: April 24, 2019, 00:41

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@Franco Pepe Kalle

Pepe Kalle was the glue that kept the crew together. When he died, they fell out over leadership issues and disagreements on how to preserve the musical legacy of Kalle.

It's been almost twenty-years since the fallout, I feel like it is time to make peace between the two men. Life is too short to hold grudges over music

Wenge1995 #4 on: April 24, 2019, 00:42

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@mvulusi96

Do you think Gode and Djouna will ever make peace? I'd give anything to see a Delta Force reunion concert.

Franco Pepe Kalle #5 on: April 24, 2019, 00:47

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@Franco Pepe Kalle

Pepe Kalle was the glue that kept the crew together. When he died, they fell out over leadership issues and disagreements on how to preserve the musical legacy of Kalle.

It's been almost twenty-years since the fallout, I feel like it is time to make peace between the two men. Life is too short to hold grudges over music
You are so spot on. Indeed they had a fallout and most of them have been never recovered from it.

As for Lofombo and Mumbafu, sadly as a Empire Bakuba follower, you will see a better chance of a reconciliation of Kinanga Boeing 737 and Papy Tex than Gode Lofombo and Djouna Mumbafu. It is sad to say but I feel this way because clearly Lofombo has resentment towards and Mumbafu has the same thing towards him. If you watch Ado interview, you can tell that Djouna Mumbafu wants to hurt Lofombo in a way. His hatred was very evident towards Lofombo. Also Djouna Mumbafu still some grudges towards Dilu Dilumona and Papy Tex. The only person who could make this reconciliation happen would be Biya Chante. At least all the Empire members love him. I hope Biya Chante can find a way to get these men to at least tolerate each other for the memory of Pepe Kalle. Biya Chante is Pepe Kalle alike singer.

mvulusi96 #6 on: April 24, 2019, 01:05

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Djouna Mumbafu doesn't have a grudge to Dilu Dilumona and Papy Tex. He even particpated to Dilu's unreleased album of 2012 and started to visit him sometimes when he was in Kinshasa. Djouna didn't had a problem with Papy Tex and Papy was in Paris when Pepe Kalle died and when they forced Lofombo and Djuna out from Empire Bakuba. Papy Tex even tried to convince him to rejoin Empire Bakuba back in 1999 when he came to Kinshasa, Djuna accepted his offer but with the condition that Lofombo wouldn't be there.

I watched Djouna's interview with Ado Yuhe and he didn't said something bad about Lofombo. He just explained what made him leave Delta Force, it's Ado Yuhe who tried to push the whole interview  to say something bad about his departure from Empire and Delta Force but it didn't work. Ado said at some point that Lofombo complains about Djuna calling a witch while its the opposite, that was the only thing that Djuna made furious in the interview with him saying that if they made a briefing before interview that he wouldn't let accept that question in the interview. Djouna didn't name out respect some members of Empire Bakuba who didn't want him anymore (I guess that Boeing must be one of them) and who claimed that he stole Pepe Kalle's ring (which had apparently magic powers), but it wasn't Dilu Dilumona and Papy Tex. Djouna was waiting for a reaction from one of them on Ado Yuhe's show, but it didn't happen otherwise he would explain it all clearly.


Wenge1995 #7 on: April 24, 2019, 09:13

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I could be wrong, but Lofombo seemed more deserving of the leadership role in Delta Force than Djouna. He helped with the prodction and mixed the album, plus he edited the clips.

mvulusi96 #8 on: April 24, 2019, 10:37

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They didn't release an album when Djouna was around. Lofombo is a sound-engineer so its normal that he mixed the album. He helped with the production of Confirmation, because their producer (Rigo Makengo) wasn't really able to promote their album well. If they had still Somina Nadim as producer (was very dissapointed when Djouna left) then it would have been a different story.

It was himself Lofombo who made Djouna the president of Delta Force. Djouna didn't want to do music anymore and was staying at home for weeks not knowing what to do. Lofombo was about to join Big Stars, but those musicians of Delta Force were following everywhere since that they didn't want them in Empire Bakuba. So Lofombo decided to form a band, but he didn't had money and didn't believe that they would succeed. So he contacted Djouna Mumbafu, because he knew that he had some money, alot of connections who could support the band and had some charisma. Djuna Mumbafu accepted Lofombo's offer and they started to recruit some other musicans to complete the band (Ile de Camboge, Bruno Nsona, Serge Liaki, etc.). Then when the fame came, Lofombo couldn't handle that all credits went to Djouna Mumbafu and the people close to him were making it worser by saying things like "how can Djouna become your president while you did everything, etc." with all misunderstanding starting from then. Until that Delta Force split after 6 months or something like that while they were about to go Europe and preparing their album. Lofombo said 10 years ago that he didn't like the way Djouna become the new Pepe Kalle and himself staying Lofombo adding that it was a big mistake to make Djouna the president.

For me Lofombo had just to accept Djouna to be the president. I'm sure that they would have been very far.
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