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Congo-Brazzaville - dances
Ndombolo
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Ndombolo dance
© DR
This congolese dance is Mapouka's great rival. Ndombolo is derived from Congolese Rumba and Soukous. Censorship for "indecency" made it even more popular ! Ndombolo is danced on fast rythms with a circular move of the hips.
Musics to dance ndombolo : Kofi Olomide, JB M'Piana, Extra Musica, Wenge Musica
Demo (and explanations) see www.youtube.com
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Soukous
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drc
Soukous dance
© scdn.co
Soukouss is a musical style dérived from congolese rumba. Soukous inflenced lots of urban musics like makossa. Known in Colombia and the Caraïbes as champeta africana
Musics pour dance soukous : Je suis fachéfrom Abeti Masikini (golden reccord disque on 1986), Eki bis from Lutchiana Mobulu, Waya waya from Nene Tchakou, etc
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Congolese Rumba
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Congolese Rumba dance
© telerama.fr
Congolese Rumba is the real cultural treasure of Congo !
Some names to remember : Franco, Tabu Ley, Papa Wemba, Koffi Olomide, Mbilia Bel, Ferre Gola
Some titles to know :independance Cha cha, Maze, Mario, Nairobi, 100 kilos
a movie to watch : The Rumba kings

Congo-Brazzaville - tales
Makembe and the magical bow
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drc
Makembe and the magical bow tale
© tv5monde.com





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