Author Topic: Minzoto Wella Wella  (Read 975 times)

World Music Afrique on: August 07, 2022, 06:15

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Drummer Otis Edjudju Mondial starts his major career with Minzoto Wella Wella in mid 1970's. Otis would leave for Langa Langa Stars around 1982-1983. Then leave for Choc Stars.

Minzoto Wella Wella was a musical school training for musicians. A lot of musicians passed through this glorious band. Bozi Boziana being an early member. Bassist Ngouma Lokito play with Minzoto Wella Wella in the early 80s until 1986. Also Nseka Huit Kilos, Mvuemba Chiro Chiro, Mboka Liya Burkina Faso, Malembe Chant, Djoel Losange, Otis Edjudju, Isa La Fleur and Tshala Muana. Tshala Muana was a dancer for Minzoto Wella Wella before solo career.

Malembe Chant was vocal front man until Victoria Eleison was created. Umba Sorozo will also play Zaiko nzing zongs with vocalist Mavuela Somo in Libreville Gabon. Sorozo also join Debaba's Historia Musica along with the late Lele Nsundi. Lele Nsundi was one of the greatest rhythm guitar players in Congolese Music.