Bella Bellow – O Se Nye (Togo, 1977, Sonafric)

For today, I wanted to share with you “O Se Nye“, a magnificent deep West African Soul track with gorgeous flute & killer breaks parts, taken from the only album of the Togolese Diva Bella Bellow, tragically died in a car accident near from Lome (Togo) the 10 of December 1973.

This album was released posthumously in 1977, first on the mythical record label Akueson (the first Parisian record label of that time run by an African guy, the Togolese producer & musician Gerard Akueson) & then more widely on the other legendary record label “Sonafric“, is an highly recommended one, full of great songs, including some arranged by the mythical Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango – Enjoy !

Bella Bellow – O Se Nye

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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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Jeannette N’Diaye Lokamba – Makom Ma Bobe (Cameroun, 1981, Disques Jojo)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Makom Ma Bobe », a catchy uptempo Afro Disco Funk Soul track, taken from the first single recorded in 1981 by Jeannette N’diaye Lokamba (also known as Janet Ndiaye or Jeanet Ndiaye), a Senegalese-Cameroonian renowned musician & chorister of the Afro-Parisian sceneInstant club friendly & personal favorite, Enjoy !

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Afrika Wanda – Give’Em A Chance (Cameroun, 1992, Essimo’oh Productions)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Give’Em A Chance“, a dope obscure Afro Modern Boogie Soul Funk Synth track taken from the ultra hard to find only LP recorded by the obscure band Afrika Wanda in 1992 (if someone has more infos about this to share, feel free to contact us !) – Enjoy !

Afrika Wanda – Give’Em A Chance

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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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Batat Hobtaine – Oh Oh Mama (Cameroun, 1970s, Batat Hobtaine Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Batat Hobtaine – Oh Oh Mama“, a devastating 12min long Afro Funk Soul Fusion Mangambeu track with Afrobeat flavours and killer horns, taken from a super obscure & ultra hard to find LP self-recorded & released in the late 70s by the Cameroonian musician & composer Batat Hobtaine – Enjoy !

Batat Hobtaine – Oh Oh Mama (Cameroun, 1970s, Batat Hobtaine Self-Released)

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Armand de Preseau

Jojo L’Explosif (Jo Tongo) – Get It (The Way I Like) (Cameroun, 1968, Akue)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Get It (The Way I Like)“, a devastating Afro Soul Jerk Rock Mod track with raw grunts a la James Brown and killer breaks, recorded in France in 1968 by the Douala (Cameroun) native musician Joseph Ekambi Tongo Mpondo (better known as “Jojo L’Explosif” or “Jo Tongo“), during his pharmacy studies – Enjoy !

Jojo L’Explosif (Jo Tongo) – Get It (The Way I Like)

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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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Owona Anderson – Tant Mieux Les Contents (Cameroun, 1987, Ebobolo Fia Production / Sonodisc)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Tant Mieux Les Contents“, a crazy uptempo Electronic Bikutsi Tropical Funk madness track with wild Synth & Drum machines parts (programmed by the legendary French drummer Denis Marcel Hekimian !), recorded in the late 80s by the Cameroonian singer Owona Anderson – Enjoy !

Owona Anderson – Tant Mieux Les Contents

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Tala André Marie – Shing-Ha Shing-Ha (Cameroon, 1980s, Self-Produced)

Following to this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Shing-Ha Shing-Ha“, a super catchy Electro Funk Boogie track with awesome synths & drum machines parts from the legendary Cameroonian musician André-Marie Tala.

This song is actually a cover of “Singha“, one of his former hits taken from his 70s masterpiece album “Black Woman“, re recorded here in an 80s version with legendary Cameroonian & French musicians (Slim Pezin, Justin Bowen, Jimmy Mvondo Mvele, Paul Nemlin, Ndedi Dibango…) and taken from a very hard to find self-produced album – Enjoy !

Tala André Marie – Shing-Ha Shing-Ha

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