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Congolese Music: Papa Wemba is back with his «Maitre d’école»

papa-w-488x400Maître d’école” is the name of Papa Wemba’s next album planned to come out 20th June 2014. And take a deep breath please; it is an opus “100 % rumba” with 24 titles.

On the album, we note collaborations with the diva Barbara Kanarn as well as other famous names such as Jossart Nyoka Longo and JB Mpiana.

Composer-songwriter whose works continue to seduce the world, Papa Wemba intends through “Maître d’école“, to restore Congolese music’s old glories, or better, its eternal glories.

Because, for the artist, “Congolese rumba will never have wrinkles”.

Papa Wemba who lives a part of the year in Brussels, is currently recording the aforementioned album between Paris and Kinshasa.

 

 Original text by: Blaise AKAME

 

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