Tag: afrique centrale

Nicodème “Tjap’s” Tjap Oum – Oa (Cameroun, 1980s, OUM 001)

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

Pierre Akendengue – Epuguzu (Gabon, 1991, Celluloid)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Epuguzu“, an instant catchy Afro Electro Synth Funk Soul track, taken from a late album recorded in Paris in the early 90s by the internationally known Gabonese composer, guitarist & poet Pierre-Claver Akendengue on the famous French record label “Celluloid“, featuring a great bunch of legendary African & West-Indian musicians (Sam Ateba, Roger Raspail, Mario Canonge, …).

Massive dance floor stormer favorite in the genre – Enjoy !

Pierre Akendengue – Epuguzu (Gabon, 1991, Celluloid)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/SbM738tQsH8

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

Armand de Preseau

Orchestre Massako 84 – C’est Toi Mon Problème (Gabon, 1984, Mass Pro)

Following this previous article, I wanted to share with you for today “C’est Toi Mon Problème“, a frantic 10min long Funky Afro Soukous track, taken from one of the numerous albums recorded by the mythical National military orchestra and musical band “Orchestre Massako” from Libreville (Gabon), leaded by the legendary musician Jean-Christian Mboumba Mackaya “Mack-Joss” and released in 1984 on his own record label “Mass Pro“.

This album features :

Arranged, Producer : Jean-Christian Mboumba Mackaya ;

Bass Guitar : Jo La Basse, Régis Ogouamba ;

Chorus : Bibounza Shakara, Mwamy Menghe, Rachel Tchoungui ;

Guitar : Guy Bouchard, Pendy Gaspard, Sec Bidens, Sita Mbele ;

Guitar (Solo) : Pendy Gaspard ;

Mixed By : Francis Personne ;

Saxophone : Akouda Asso ;

Saxophone, Trombone : Roger Kom ;

Trumpet : Jean-Christian Mboumba Makaya ;

Amazing friendly dance floor tool, enjoy !

Orchestre Massako 84 – C’est Toi Mon Problème (Gabon, 1984, Mass Pro)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/HbfsKt-V9gU

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

Armand de Preseau