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Congolese Music / Re: OHHH AMBASSY LEAVING F VICTEAM?
« on: April 12, 2024, 18:55 »
The real tilapia lol…….man this guy can’t dance or sing, no wonder why he stayed that long

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Isn’t this how 98% of Congolese music beefs start?  ;D

I thought the " women" have means ????

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Congolese Music / COLOMBIA [SOUTH AMERICA] CONGOLESE MUSIC
« on: April 08, 2024, 01:46 »
Interesting.  I wonder which came first,
https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMMHaLqSH/

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Congolese Music / GUITAR EXPLAINATION OF KILA MOGROSSO
« on: April 07, 2024, 15:16 »
Daddy Bola ,Costa Pinto and Thiery Mogratana...
@costambunda

 

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Any reasons?
Am told it was started by some street guy
Below the currentshoot "La Tchoupa"
https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMMH6o5EU/
https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMMHMmo6k/

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Anyone with the story kindly confirm?
https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMMu3EpyP/

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(2:55- ) very Wenge-esque here. The kinda of solo that Nsone fancied


His hallmark Pureness and Melodious  in Simplicity

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No,Brigade said that when Brugade went to Werra to tell him this Werra was looking him lol "Lokola nyama modo boye" which means like a wild animal, but in an offensive way and Brigade was speaking and speaking and Werra was just quiet looking at him like Brugade was speaking about the weather and that's why then Brugade decided to leave, I didn't know that Brigade was sent tbh bad in Werra's part cause like that he lost a very powerful atalakju for those silly Maison Mere tactics

This management style man!!!!!!

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Congolese Music / Re: Lets ask the AI about congolese music
« on: April 01, 2024, 20:00 »
Wow - I must say that the AI assessments are pretty on-point tot he point where it's scary

even knew the origin of the beef between papa wemba and koffi lol

It is the way it works sourcing from the world wide web.

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Congolese Music / Re: Lets ask the AI about congolese music
« on: April 01, 2024, 18:10 »
Answer from the AI i use. (Note the common answers to the previous post)
Why didn't Congolese music go mainstream during its peak?
Congolese music didn't go mainstream during its peak due to various factors. Despite its significant influence on African music, the European mainstream market remained elusive for many Congolese musicians. While artists like Fally Ipupa aimed to bridge this gap, the rise of other African music genres like Ivorian coupé decalé, West African azonto, and Afrobeats diverted attention from Congolese music. The genre's close association with the rumba sound limited its appeal to broader audiences, hindering its mainstream success.

What's the difference between Soukous and Ndombolo?
Soukous and Ndombolo are distinct styles of Congolese music. Soukous, originating in the late 1960s, is a dance genre characterized by its lively rhythm and guitar-driven melodies. Ndombolo, on the other hand, emerged in the 1990s as a faster-paced evolution of soukous, featuring more complex dance moves and a focus on percussion. While soukous is known for its melodic guitar lines, Ndombolo is recognized for its energetic beats and intricate dance routines.

Why did Congolese music fall off in the mid-2000s?
Congolese music faced a decline in the mid-2000s due to the rising popularity of other African music genres like Ivorian coupé decalé, West African azonto, and Afrobeats. These new styles captured the attention of audiences, overshadowing the traditional Congolese sound. Additionally, the failure of some Congolese artists to adapt to changing musical trends and reach international markets contributed to the decline in popularity of Congolese music during this period.

How can Congolese music make a comeback and be the dominant force in African music again?
To make a comeback and reclaim its dominance in African music, Congolese music needs to evolve while preserving its unique identity. Artists should explore collaborations with international musicians, adapt to current music trends, and leverage digital platforms to reach a global audience. Embracing innovation, incorporating modern production techniques, and engaging with diverse musical styles can help Congolese music regain its position as a leading force in the African music scene.

Reference
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Africa/comments/17asr02/just_how_popular_wasis_congolese_music_in_your/?rdt=45983
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo_%28song%29
    https://afropop.org/articles/tokooos
    https://journals.openedition.org/etudesafricaines/161
      [/list]

      Why Didn't Congolese Music Go Mainstream During Its Peak?
      Congolese music, despite its immense popularity in Africa, didn't achieve global mainstream status during its peak for a couple of reasons:

      Language Barrier: The music is primarily sung in Swahili and Lingala, limiting accessibility for audiences who don't understand these languages. Genres dominated by English or French had a wider potential audience.

      Limited Marketing: The Congolese music industry may not have had the resources for extensive international promotion compared to other countries. This limited its ability to break into foreign markets.


      What's the Difference Between Soukous and Ndombolo?
      Soukous and Ndombolo are both energetic dance music styles with Congolese roots, but they have distinct characteristics:

      Soukous: Developed in the 1950s, Soukous is known for its smoother, more elegant sound. It features intricate guitar riffs, a steady rhythm section, and vocals that can be soulful and celebratory.  Imagine the legendary sounds of Franco Luambo Makiadi.

      Ndombolo: Emerging in the 1980s, Ndombolo is a faster and more frenetic style. It incorporates electronic elements and emphasizes a distinctive "swaying hips" dance move. Contemporary artists like Fally Ipupa are popular figures in Ndombolo.

      Why Did Congolese Music Fall Off in the Mid-2000s?
      The decline of Congolese music's global dominance in the mid-2000s can be attributed to a few factors:

      Rise of Other Genres: Vibrant genres like Ivorian coupé-décalé and Nigerian Afrobeats captured the attention of African audiences with their fresh sounds. These genres offered a new wave of energy and innovation compared to some perceptions of Congolese music remaining rooted in traditional styles.

      Congolese Music Evolution:  Some argue that Congolese music may have become less commercially appealing to a wider audience by sticking too closely to traditional sounds. Afrobeats, for example, readily incorporated global influences, creating a sound that resonated with a broader audience.

      How Can Congolese Music Make a Comeback and Be the Dominant Force in African Music Again?
      Congolese music has a strong foundation and passionate fanbase. Here's how it could reclaim a wider spotlight:

      Modernization: Congolese artists can integrate contemporary elements into their music while staying true to their roots. This could involve incorporating new sounds and production techniques without losing the essence of what makes Congolese music unique. This approach can attract new listeners without alienating the existing fanbase.

      Global Collaboration: Working with international artists from different genres could create a fresh sound that appeals to a wider audience. Imagine a collaboration between a Congolese Soukous artist and a popular rapper, or a fusion of Ndombolo with electronic dance music. These collaborations could expose Congolese music to new listeners and create a global buzz.

      Digital Marketing: Utilizing social media platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and Spotify effectively can bridge the gap and reach a wider audience globally.  By creating engaging content, promoting music videos, and interacting with fans online, Congolese artists can build a strong international presence.

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      Congolese Music / Re: Lets ask the AI about congolese music
      « on: April 01, 2024, 18:04 »
      Answer from the AI i use. (Note the common answers to the previous post)
      Why didn't Congolese music go mainstream during its peak?
      Congolese music didn't go mainstream during its peak due to various factors. Despite its significant influence on African music, the European mainstream market remained elusive for many Congolese musicians. While artists like Fally Ipupa aimed to bridge this gap, the rise of other African music genres like Ivorian coupé decalé, West African azonto, and Afrobeats diverted attention from Congolese music. The genre's close association with the rumba sound limited its appeal to broader audiences, hindering its mainstream success.

      What's the difference between Soukous and Ndombolo?
      Soukous and Ndombolo are distinct styles of Congolese music. Soukous, originating in the late 1960s, is a dance genre characterized by its lively rhythm and guitar-driven melodies. Ndombolo, on the other hand, emerged in the 1990s as a faster-paced evolution of soukous, featuring more complex dance moves and a focus on percussion. While soukous is known for its melodic guitar lines, Ndombolo is recognized for its energetic beats and intricate dance routines.

      Why did Congolese music fall off in the mid-2000s?
      Congolese music faced a decline in the mid-2000s due to the rising popularity of other African music genres like Ivorian coupé decalé, West African azonto, and Afrobeats. These new styles captured the attention of audiences, overshadowing the traditional Congolese sound. Additionally, the failure of some Congolese artists to adapt to changing musical trends and reach international markets contributed to the decline in popularity of Congolese music during this period.

      How can Congolese music make a comeback and be the dominant force in African music again?
      To make a comeback and reclaim its dominance in African music, Congolese music needs to evolve while preserving its unique identity. Artists should explore collaborations with international musicians, adapt to current music trends, and leverage digital platforms to reach a global audience. Embracing innovation, incorporating modern production techniques, and engaging with diverse musical styles can help Congolese music regain its position as a leading force in the African music scene.

      Reference
        https://www.reddit.com/r/Africa/comments/17asr02/just_how_popular_wasis_congolese_music_in_your/?rdt=45983
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo_%28song%29
        https://afropop.org/articles/tokooos
        https://journals.openedition.org/etudesafricaines/161
          [/list]

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          He is definitely hooked
          https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMM5FWnaH/

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          Congolese Music / PUTTING THE FACE TO THE G7 ATALAKU
          « on: March 31, 2024, 05:11 »
          My favorite generiquthem days

          https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMM5FM2qC/

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          Not bad at all

          Kindly post the title as am unable to watch

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