Like much other late 20th century music of Sub-Saharan Africa, it uses strong electric bass rhythms and prominent brass. Youthful artists like Gibraltar Drakuss, Zele le Bombardier, Eboue Chaleur, Pasto, Roger Bekono, Mbarga Soukous and Saint-Desiré Atango was a return to the aggressive, earthy sound of bikutsi roots. Plus de mix vidéo et audio en téléchargement sur : http://willymixdj.com/mix_videos/ Bikutsi's international renown continued to grow, and the song "Proof" from Paul Simon's Rhythm of the Saints, released to mainstream promotion and success in 1990, gained yet more renown from international audiences. Makossa is a lively urban popular music danced to in clubs in Cameroon's cities. Before he died last Friday, rumours had earlier on announced his death on 5th January 2018. By the 1970s, bikutsi performers like Maurice Elanga, Les Veterans and Mbarga Soukous added brass instruments and found controversy over pornographic lyrics. Sept Lions indomptables ont entamé hier, 9 novembre, à l’annexe du Stade de la Réunification de Bepanda-Douala, leur préparation en vue du match de ce 12 novembre contre le Mozambique. makossa is a type of music that is most popular in urban areas in Cameroon.It is similar to soukous, except that it includes strong bass rhythm and a prominent horn section. Makossa is a type of funky dance music, best known outside Africa for Manu Dibango, whose 1972 single "Soul Makossa" was an international hit. Sections of this page. Nous l’avons transporté ici à […] Ben Decca was born and bred in Douala, Cameroon. Artist Tags For Ben Decca 1) African 2) French 3) Vocal 4) Cameroon 5) Wanna Hear More Of This Artist Les Têtes Brulées remained the country's most well known musical export, especially after accompanying the Cameroonian soccer team to the World Cup in 1990 in Italy and 1994 in the United States. Makossa in the 80s saw a wave of mainstream success across Africa and, to a lesser degree, abroad, as Latin influences, French Antilles zouk, and pop music changed its form. Koulle Paul & Les Black Styl (Cameroon): Mama na Papa (Musique du Cameroun - Makossa annees 70's) Papa. Facebook. The 2010 World cup also brought makossa to the international stage as Shakira sampled the Golden Sounds popular song "Zamina mina (Zangalewa)". RIP Makossa old timer of the 90’s Liza T, died this morning in her house at PK 15 Douala, the Littoral Regional capital. He went on to tour Europe and North America. The chant from the song, mamako, mamasa, maka makossa, was later used by Michael Jackson in "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" in 1983. Makossa developed in Douala and mixes folk music, highlife, soul, and Congo music. Makossa is recognisable by up-beat, funky bass lines, often mixed above the solo guitar parts, and short unaccompanied verses answered by perky, mostly female chorus and snappy horns. 6:00. Chat with Le Mercure Junior, 25 today. From Douala, Cameroon. In 1984, a new wave of bikutsi artists emerged, including Sala Bekono formerly of Los Camaroes, Atebass, a bassist, and Zanzibar, a guitarist who would eventually help form Les Têtes Brulées with Jean-Marie Ahanda. It sits in a tough neighbourhood, bordered by some problematic countries. Liu du Kamer: Le Chinois du makossa est mort. L’auteur des tubes à succès « Juventus » et « Jamea » est mort ce mardi 7 mai 2019 à l’hôpital Laquintinie de Douala. Hot Heads expanded the lyrical format of the genre to include socio-political issues. Manu Dibango's album Soul Makossa, released in the early 1970s, drew international attention to Cameroon and its unique musical sound. [G C F Am Gm D E] Chords for Douleur(Alexandre Douala) - Musango with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. « Il a fait un malaise le jeudi 02 mai. In 1980, L'Equipe Nationale de Makossa was formed, joining the biggest makossa stars of the period together, including Grace Decca, Ndedi Eyango, Ben Decca, Guy Lobe and Dina Bell. "Multilingualism as a Resource: the Lexical Appropriation of Cameroon Indigenous Languages by English and French", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Makossa&oldid=981564794, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 October 2020, at 03:07. In 1993, the Pedalé movement was born as a reaction to the Cameroonian economic slump. Cameroon - Manou Dibango - Soul Makossa in HD - Africa Live Roll Back Malaria. The band's image was part of its success, and they became known for their shaved heads and multi-colored body painting, done to represent traditional Beti scarification, as well as torn T-shirts that implied a common folkness in contrast to the well-styled pop-makossa performers of the period. There were artists such as Eboa Lotin, Misse Ngoh and especially Manu Dibango, who popularised makossa throughout the world with his song "Soul Makossa" in 1972. Mama Ohandja also brought bikutsi to new audiences, especially in Europe. Start talking to him completely free at Badoo Guitarist Zanzibar added foam rubber to the bridge of his guitar, which made the instrument sound more like a balafon than before, and was more aggressive and innovative than previous musicians. He is undeniably one of the pioneer of the cameroonian music, particularly the "makossa". Create New Account. The artist died on Friday 26th January 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland after a protracted illness. Prominent musicians from this period included Moni Bilé, Douleur, Bébé Manga, Ben Decca, Petit-Pays, and Esa. Douala is their traditional capital, and many Duala live in and around the city, although today it has come to reflect the diversity of Cameroon as a whole. Outside of Africa, Dibango and makossa were only briefly popular, but the genre has produced several Pan-African superstars through the 70s, 80s and 90s. Meanwhile Henri Dikongué, whose music incorporated, amongst others, bikutsi and makossa, began to release albums which met international success. Les Têtes Brulées emerged as a reaction against pop-makossa, which was seen as abandoning its roots in favor of mainstream success. 1966 to 1976 was a period of orchestral maturation with artists such as Manu Dibango, Francis Bebey, Ekambi Brillant, Toto Guillaume, Ebanda Manfred and Eboa Lottin. These were combined with Latin influences, popular music from other countries in Africa (especially Nigerian highlife), and Congolese rhumba to create this vibrant sound. The funky bass rhythm, horn section, and vocalists create a unified sound, urging the dancers to move in rhythmic motion. Artist Tags For Ben Decca 1) African 2) French 3) Vocal 4) Cameroon 5) Wanna Hear More Of This Artist Another pop singer in 1970s Cameroon was André-Marie Tala, a blind singer who had a pair of hits with "Sikati" and "Potaksima".