January '17

Hola majita! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection...

This month we bring you classic grooves by the likes of OZIAS and RUSH, as well as Congolese star JOHNNY BOKELO ISENGE and plenty more.

To purchase still-sealed copies of these and other albums, email djokapi[at]gmail.com!

NANA ET BANIEL - Bouger le Coq chante (1991)

Tusk, HIH4001
Producer: Mukubwa Sammy
Engineers: Alan Ward, Mike B. & Tony
Recorded at: Studio Madeleine, Brussels

Congolese female vocal duo Baniel Mbambo and Nana Akumu featured on Franco's TPOK Jazz album Les 'On Dit' in 1987. They later recorded this album together, creating hypnotic vocals over intricate guitar work, groovy baselines, driving rhythms and tasteful horns. Each penned two of the tracks, as did producer Mukubwa Sammy. Titles include 'Tremblement de Terre (Earthquake)' and 'Samantha je suis Trouble'. Originally released on Belgian label Espera. 

  • Mint copies of this album are for sale here