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Nkotti François & Les Black Styl – Muwaso Mwa Longe (Cameroun, 1970s, Editions Retro 2000)

Following this former post, I would like to share with you “Muwaso Mwa Longe“, an uplifting instant feel-good frantic Afro Disco Soul Funk track with Makossa flavors, taken from one of the 1st albums recorded by the mythical Cameroonian band “Les Black Styl” the mythical Cameroonian band “Les Black Styl”.

This band, originally from the city of Douala, included the finest musicians of that era such as Toto GuillaumeEmile KangueGuy Lobe & Mouelle Jean and was leaded by the legendary composer & musician Nkotti François.

This post is dedicated to Nkotti François, my Cameroonian father who sadly passed away on August 2021. Miss you so much Baba, you’re always on my mind !

Nkotti François & Les Black Styl – Muwaso Mwa Longe (Cameroun, 1970s, Editions Retro 2000)

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

Armand de Preseau

Bill Loko – Ndolo (Cameroun, 1981, Bill Loko Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Ndolo“, a stormer Afro Disco Synth Soul Makossa track, taken from an album recorded at studio Synthésis in Paris (France) & self-released by the mythical Cameroonian composer & musician Bill Loko, with the help of another great Cameroonian figure, the legendary composer & arranger Dhin Ndjocke-Ebongue, better known as “Michot Dinh” (on music, keyboards, guitar, bass guitar & percussion).

This album also features great Paris-living musicians of that era, such as : Joseph “Jo” Dikongue Jr., Mony Dhin, Sissy Dipoko, Brigitte Sarrus, Christine Poussy & Claude Vamur for the drums.

Instant dance floor anthem here, hope you’ll like it !

Bill Loko – Ndolo (Cameroun, 1981, Bill Loko Self-Released)

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

Armand de Preseau

Eko Roosevelt Louis – Phone Me Tonight (Cameroun, 1981, Eko Music)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Phone Me Tonight“, a killer balearic Cosmic Afro Synth Disco Soul track with awesome organ parts, taken from an ultra rare single recorded in France in the early 80s by the legendary Cameroonian composer, musician & producer Eko Roosevelt Louis & produced in very small quantities, and that doesn’t appear on any of his albums.

Serious invisible holy grail here, hope you’ll enjoy !

Eko Roosevelt Louis – Phone Me Tonight (Cameroun, 1981, Eko Music)

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

Armand de Preseau

Emmanuel Eteme – Impulse (Cameroun, 1979, Disques Espérance)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Impulse“, a killer Afro Funk Boogie Fusion track, taken from the first album recorded in 1979 by the Cameroonian composer & musician Emmanuel Eteme, who was also a very-well known & gifted football player in the early 70s.

This album features :

Emmanuel Eteme : Vocals, Guitar & Percussions ;

Georges Neulemkam : Drums ;

Jacques Mbida : Synth, Drums & Bass ;

Jean-Claude Ebongue : Bass ;

Jimmy Mvondo Mvele : Saxophone ;

Samuel Ateba Mengue : Percussions & Bongos ;

Sammy Massamba : Guitar ;

This song reminds me the best tracks by the mythical Cameroonian duet “J.M. Tim & Foty” (Jean-Marie Tiam “Tim” & Maurice Fotié “Foty” Kembiwo) & includes awesome guitar parts by another Congolese legend, Sammy Massamba – Enjoy !

Emmanuel Eteme – Impulse (Cameroun, 1979, Disques Espérance)

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Armand de Preseau

Isidore Tamwo – Nouo Le Guea (Cameroun, 1970s, Tamwo Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Nouo Le Guea“, an instant feel-good punchy psychedelic Afro Funk Disco Soul track with crazy fuzzy guitars & organ parts, taken from the first album recorded in the 70s by the Cameroonian producer & composer Isidore Tamwo from Douala – Enjoy !

Isidore Tamwo – Nouo Le Guea (Cameroun, 1970s, Tamwo Records)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/4bIBsMdhTCM

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

Armand de Preseau

Nkotti François & Les Black Styl – Eyeo Me Ndi (Cameroun, 1980s, Editions Retro 2000)

Following this previous post, I wanted to share with you for today “Eyeo Me Ndi“, a bouncy frantic Afro Disco Funk Makossa track, taken from one of the first LP (probably the third ?) from the mythical Cameroonian band “Les Black Styl” from the city of Douala, that included the finest musicians of that era such as Toto Guillaume, Emile Kangue, Guy Lobe & Mouelle Jean and leaded by the legendary composer & musician Nkotti François.

Recorded in Paris (France) in the early 80s, this album is one of their hardest to find – Personal dance floor filler, hope you’ll enjoy !

This post is dedicated to Nkotti François, my Cameroonian father who sadly passed away on August 2021. Miss you so much my friend, but my pain is relieved, I know that you will now sing for the stars !

Nkotti François & Les Black Styl – Eyeo Me Ndi (Cameroun, 1980s, Editions Retro 2000)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/GBl2koIaeTw

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

Armand de Preseau

Manu Dibango Et Son Orchestre – Répondez-Nous Seigneur (Cameroun, 1963, Philips)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Répondez-Nous Seigneur” (“Answer us, my Lord“), an instant feel-good groovy Afro Twist Soul Jerk Mod Jazz early recording (1963) by the legendary Cameroonian composer, singer & saxophonist Emmanuel N’Djoké “Manu Dibango – Merry Christmas to all, enjoy !

Manu Dibango Et Son Orchestre – Répondez-Nous Seigneur

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

Armand de Preseau

Jules Kamga – Fa-Mo (Cameroun, 1981, Ebeny Records, International)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Fa-Mo“, an instant massive Dancefloor friendly Afro Disco Funk Soul track, taken from the 1st album of the Cameroonian composer & musician Jules Kamga recorded in France and backed by legendary musicians from Cameroon & the French West Indies such as Toto Guillaume, Aladji Touré, Jacob Desvarieux & Jean-Claude Naimro from the Guadeloupean band “Kassav“, thanks to the special musical connexion between those two countries during that era, that gaves birth to the best bass players of the 70s & 80s – Enjoy !

Jules Kamga – Fa-Mo

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

Armand de Preseau

Peter Bishop & Afro Wave – Mamy Wata (Cameroun, 1989, Equateur)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mamy Wata“, a catchy Afro Boogie Jazz Funk Synth track with Afrobeat flavors and killer horns, taken from the only album privately recorded and distributed in the 90s by the mysterious musician & composer Peter Bishop and his Afro Wave Orchestra.

This LP is an extremely hard to find masterpiece from start to finish that looks like a lost 90s recording from the Nigerian Legend Fela Kuti so.. Enjoy !

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Armand de Preseau

Willie Songue accompagné par Les Showmen – Moni Ngan (Cameroun, 1974, Sonafric)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Moni Ngam”, a killer Afro Funk Jerk Garage Rock track with devastating saxophone parts & grunts a la James Brown, recorded in the Mid 70s by the super underground Cameroonian musician Willie Songue (who probably composed this only single) and his band “Les Showmen“on the mythical French record label Sonafric – Enjoy !

Willie Songue accompagné par Les Showmen – Moni Ngam

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Armand de Preseau