Tjap's – Oa

( Cameroon , 1980s , OUM )

posted on 06 / 03 / 2024

For today, I wanted to share with you “Oa“, an instant catchy Afro Boogie Funk Soul Synth track with Cosmic Makossa grooves, taken from the first single self-produced & recorded in Paris in the 80s by the Cameroonian artist Nicodème “Tjap’s” Trap Oum, native from Nkongsamba in the West region of the country, and who recorded several local hits such as “Tina miñem minan … inyu bonge” & “Tamboura” before slowing down his career due to a lung disease.

This track includes the following musicians :

– Bass Guitar : Abou Bass ;

– Chorus : Medy Dayas, Michele, Ngo Bavoï Charlotte (Ngo Nkol), Tonye Jackson ;

– Guitar : Yves N’Djock ;

– Keyboards : Jean Charles Jarrel ;

– Saxophone : Charly Bokher ;

– Trumpet : Jean-Claude Leandre ;

Always a nice track to warm up a dance floor, hope you’ll like it !

Tjap’s – Oa (Cameroun, 1980s, OUM 001)

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Have a nice Wednesday, see you on next Sunday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

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