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'We'll be marking 30th anniversary, I will play Franco Luambo Makiadi songs'

11 October 2019 9:32 AM
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Richard Nwamba
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This is Africa host Richard Nwamba showcases the beautiful music from the DRC and one of its musical icons.

Showcasing the musical heritage of Africa, 702 Breakfast profiles different countries' music industry.

This week the show focuses on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

RELATED: 'Malagasy have always been gifted when it comes to music'

This is Africa host Richard Nwamba joins Bongani Bingwa to chat about this beautiful country with a rich history of music and artists.

Nwamba has chosen to showcase the song 'Kinsiona' by Franco and le TP OK Jazz.

I chose this song because of 12 October marks the death of Franco Luambo Makiadi who was described as a colossus of African music and I will be playing his songs on the day. We will be marking the 30th anniversary and I will be playing two songs by Franco Luambo Makiadi.

Richard Nwamba, Host - This is Africa

Listen below to the full interview:


11 October 2019 9:32 AM
Tags:
Music
DRC
Richard Nwamba
this is Africa

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