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Franco vs Pepe Kalle: WAR BEGINS

Now I am doing one big thing that I never wanted to do but I am doing now since I have been asked to and I feel like is a bit controversial.

Here it is




Franco and Pepe Kalle are the kings. Franco is first and Pepe Kalle is second

I will cover this controversial topic of two people whom I consider the Congolese Music kings. Rumba and Soukous. I call Franco to be the "First King" which is Rumba. Second King which is Soukous, I say we name Pepe Kalle. Franco is first because he has the best Congolese music genre which is Rumba. Rumba and Soukous were started from Grand Kalle. Eventually these two genres became their own. While Franco beats Pepe Kalle in many things but they are areas where Pepe Kalle beats Franco. 

Nakofinika misala ya batu mibale nani n…

Dream Duet: Kester Emeneya and Tabu Ley

This should have been a duo years ago. To this day, I don't why no one got these men from bandundu to sing together. Mr. Tipo Tipo was an idiot for not getting this men to do a song together whether singing solos or singing a choir together. I don't how that it did not go in his album. 

I am speaking of Kester Emeneya and Tabu Ley. I know they performed together live but I am super shocked that they never did a song together. This would have been the great duo to do a song together. 

These two artists are both from bandundu but they are different singers but they were into Soukous music and appreciated Rumba music. 

People will think that Tabu Ley and Kester Emeneya would have never sounded good together. I disagree and I got a video to prove my point. 

Look here

Tell me again that these two would have never been good together. Please watch that video and tell me again that they would have never been good together. 

It enrages me so much that we never got a proper duet of these men …

Pepe Kalle's classic song Zabolo

Hello people. I am speaking of great song coming from Pepe Kalle. 

That song is Zabolo. Zabolo is a big song coming from Pepe Kalle. It had demonstrated the great confidence of the King of Soukous. Pepe Kalle. 

It was beginning of a legend coming up. His ability to cry about the evil spirit is what is the heart of the song. He prays that God will help him and make him less miserable around people like Satan. 

He did great solo singing. He sang strong vocals with Dilu Dilumona and Papy Tex. His animations were incredible and genius material. His ability to animate and the responses from Dilu Dilumona and Papy Tex were excellent. Nothing missed a beat. It was great Soukous in this song. 

It was only the beginning of the soon King of Soukous. Years later, Soukous made Pepe Kalle into the great legend that he is. 

Zabolo was the beginning of Pepe Kalle's greatness in Soukous Music. 

Imagine Madilu and Tabu Ley?

Hello people. I am going to do a post about something that I should have done years ago. It is about Madilu and Tabu Ley. 

Until Madilu passed away, very few actually knew that Madilu was in Afrisa International of Tabu Ley. Many of us did not know until he passed away in 2007. 

Turns out that Madilu indeed had played for Tabu Ley. But however he never did a song with Tabu Ley but he sang with future OKJ associate Kiesse Diambu. Kiesse Diambu and Madilu did have amazing moments together in OKJ and also apparently in Afrisa International. 

I did not care much about a imagination of Madilu and Tabu Ley duoship until I saw this video. 

I saw the performance of Sorozo with Dodo Munoko, Carlyto Lassa, Madilu and Tabu Ley with a female singer. I was so shocked how well Tabu Ley and Madilu sounded together not only by vocals but chemistry was so strong. I could not believe that. 

It made me wonder what if Madilu and Tabu Ley had done songs together? I don't know but I wonder every day. 

When I…

Dream Quartet: Koffi Olomide, Papa Wemba, Kester Emeneya, Reddy Amisi

Great quartet that should have came long time ago when these four stars were at their peak. 

Viva La Musica leader Papa Wemba with his former singers Kester Emeneya, Koffi Olomide and Reddy Amisi.

I am surprised that during the Wake Up period, no producer attempted to get Papa Wemba with Koffi Olomide, Reddy Amisi and King Kester Emeneya to do a song together or songs together. Why do I say this?

Because it was at the time when these four people were at their great success and Clan Wenge was not quite big just yet. Papa Wemba had a classic period and since he was doing work with Koffi, it should have made sense to put Kester and Reddy to tag along with them. 

I know these four singers would have fitted together very well in a given song. They could have done some remix songs of their classics during the days of Viva La Musica. 

I am sure that some of Koffi's classic songs would have fitted well with Reddy, Kester and Wemba. Think of Tokosuka wapi, Papa Bonheur, Synza, Lady Bo or Ngolib…

Dream Quartet: Adam Levine, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Keith Urban

Hello guys, I want to give you a dream quartet which is the first one for you to enjoy to imagine. Fortunately this one could be plausible. 

I am speaking of Adam Levine, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban and Keith Urban. 

These four male singers are truly gifted and they are able to sing and sing their souls out. I know that they are some of the most gifted male singers of this generation. 

This is a practical one. First of all, these men are multi-talented and they know how to make their make. Their voices are quite different and it will make a harmonious sound as male singers. 

Keith Urban is more relaxed while Josh Groblin is a opera singer while Adam has the aggressive pop rock sound and finally you have a soulful voice from Gavin DeGraw. With these four men, you would have a beautiful song or beautiful songs. 

This would be the ideal quartet because they have their sounds and I believe that they combine to turn into a beautiful sound as you would listen to their vocals. 

This would be a great…

Dream Duet: Celine Dion and Josky Kiambukuta

I am going on a international duet but this one would have made perfect duet in my view. Just pure perfection. 

I am speaking of Congolese legend Josky Kiambukuta and Canadian genius legend and great international soul Celine Dion. 

Why these people together?

Because both of them are Francophone people and their french are impressive and spot on. Celine Dion also knows English and Josky knows some English and know Lingala and Kikongo. 

Another reason is that I know Josky's voice would fit perfectly with kind of voice like Celine Dion. Both have a common theme. They are both able to hit low and high notes. Also they are able to impress you in a soulful way. Their voices are kind of soulful which provides a great asset in any given love song. Whether good or sad love song. 

I got two songs from Celine Dion that show some beauty of Celine Dion's french. Just lovely. 

Pour que tu m'aimes encore 

Let me show Josky's two incredible love songs that show you his greatness…

Dream Trio: Coupe Cloue, Josky Kiambukuta, Lara Fabien

Hello friends. I am ready to give more trio post but this will be international. Three stars from three different countries. 

Coupe Cloue Sr of Haiti
Josky Kiambukuta of Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly called Congo Kingdom, Belgian Congo, Zaire) 
Lara Fabian of Belgium/Canada

Why these three singers together. Because of one common reason: Their french is like water. I know also that Josky's voice was so diverse that if he had sang with Coupe Cloue Sr and Lara Fabian, it would be in harmony regardless how Josky sang. 

Also I know that love songs are three's specialties. Coupe Cloue attracted a lot of women with his raspy romantic voice and he was able to impress women and make them to just get out there all sexually and be as expressive as possible. Josky Kiambukuta was able to put ladies to a well rest and dream about their dream partner whenever Josky gave his voice into songs especially in the OKJ years. Even during the Bana OK years, he was still able to impress ladies an…