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Boya Ye by Mbilia Bel is about what?

Boya Ye by Mbilia Bel is about what? https://twitter.com/LingalaSchool Boya Ye is about a woman who decided not to divorce her husband because he was poor. People wanted her to divorce him, but she decided to stay with him. She became used to poverty and stayed with her husband Mbilia Bel said in the song […]

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Vive Les Maries by Ferre Gola is about what?

Vive Les Maries is a wedding song. In the intro, Willy is looking for Jolie. This is what Jolie says: Yo ozo kumba ngai na motema no. (You are carrying me in your heart.) Sans tenir compte naza na nga poussiere (Without taking into account the fact that I am sand.) Mopepe ya souci yoka […]

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Koffi Olomide Noblesse Oblige Review in English

Koffi Olomide Noblesse Oblige Review in English https://twitter.com/LingalaSchool This song is about what to expect when you are a noble. The title, Noblesse Oblige means expectations of a noble. In short, nobles are people of a higher rank in society. They often mingle among themselves. They do not associate themselves with people of lower social […]

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5 songs by ex-musicians of Quartier Latin

1) Moudoungou by Koffi Olomide and Quartier Latin Moudoungou is the only song where Fally and Ferre featured together. It is from the Album Danger de Mort. Danger de Mort is an album made by ex-musicians of Quartier Latin. This song is a motivational song. They are telling people that life is not easy. They […]

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6 Duos in Congolese Music

https://twitter.com/LingalaSchool 1) Franco Luambo Makiadi and Madilu System’s Non Libala Madilu joined Ok Jazz in 1980. He was introduced to Franco by Ntesa Dalienst. At the time when they recorded Non Libala, Madilu was newly recruited. His intention was to leave Franco & OK Jazz in Brussels, where the song was recorded, and go live […]

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Alimatou by Franco Luambo Makiadi is about what?

What is the song Alimatou by Franco Luambo Makiadi from ok jazz about? Franco was told by friends that Alimatou doesn’t leave home. She is waiting for her husband, who has been away for a long time, to come back. He is sending money but he is not physically coming back. This song is Franco’s […]

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