VARIOUS - POP MAKOSSA

VARIOUS - POP MAKOSSA

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Label: ANALOG AFRICA

Release date: 16/06/2017

Barcode: 4260126061163

Catalog no.: AACD0000083

Item ID: 446219

'THE INVASIVE DANCE BEAT OF CAMEROON 1976-1984' - An explosive compilation highlighting the era when funk and disco sounds began to infiltrate Cameroon's Makossa style. The beat that holds everything together originate's from the Sawa people's rhythms. When these rhythms collided with merengue, high-life, Congolese rumba, and, later, funk and disco, modern Makossa was born. Makossa, the beat that long before football, managed to unify the whole of Cameroon. Some of the greatest Makossa hits incorporated the electrifying guitars and tight grooves of funk, while others were laced with cosmic synth flourishes.
However, most of this music's vibe came down to the bass, and 'Pop Makossa' demonstrates why many Cameroonian bass players are among the most revered in the world.
TRACKS:
01. Pop Makossa Invasion - Dream Stars
02. Yaoundé Girls - Mystic Djim & The Spirits
03. Nen Lambo - Bill Loko
04. Sanaga Calypso - Pasteur Lappé
05. M'ongele M'am - Eko
06. Ngon Engap - Olinga Gaston
07. Ye Medjuie - Emmanuel Kahe et Jeanette Kemogne
08. Mininga Meyong Mese - Nkodo Si-Tony
09. The Sekele Movement - Pasteur Lappé
10. Mussoliki - Bernard Ntone
11. More Love - Pat' Ndoye
12. Africa - Clément Djimogne

Also available: POP MAKOSSA (2LP) (LP).

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