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Samba Mapangala, Les Kinois* - Malako (Vinyl)

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  1. Zairean vocalist and band leader Samba Mapangala has been a dominant figure in East African music since the mids. Arriving in Kampala, Uganda with his group, Les Kinois in , they eventually made their way to Nairobi in The beginnings of the famous Virunga sound were already evident in their recordings prior to the breakup of Les.
  2. In response, Samba formed another group while in Kenya known as Orchestre Virunga. This was made of some of the original members of the Les Kinois and other local Kenyan musicians. They focussed more on touring the international scene, playing in East Africa, Japan, and finally found their way to .
  3. Mapangala moved to Uganda in where he and some other Congolese musicians formed the Les Kinois band. They moved to Nairobi in He formed a new band, the Orchestra Virunga, in The band is named after Virunga volcano located in Congo. Orchestra Virunga released their first album, It's Disco Time with Samba Mapangala in
  4. Les Kinois performed at the Inn on the Park at Uhuru Park and Garden Square, Nairobi. The group released many hits, including Malako and Sunday. In the late s, Samba .
  5. Samba Mapangala, born Matadi, Congo, moved to Kinshasa in early After secondary school he sang with Super Tukina who recorded his first hit, “Satonge,” then he joined Super Bella Bella alongside Jean Bosco and Mongoley (ex-Lipua Lipua guitarist). In he went on tour to Eastern Zaire with l’orchestre Saka Saka of Bikassi Mandeko. On January 19, , they arrived in Kampala.
  6. Samba Mapangala & Orchestre Virunga - Malako Disco (NME edit) by verosartis. Malako-Samba Mapangala & Virunga Live on Tour by VirungaManagement. Les Kinois - Malako by Darubini2. [Deleted video] Bana Ngenge - Belinda by Darubini2. Kin e bougé (2e version) - .
  7. Sep 11,  · Amazon Music Unlimited HD Prime Music CDs & Vinyl Download Store Open Web Player MP3 cart Settings Malako Disco. Samba Mapangala. From the Album Virunga - Its Malako Disco. Samba Mapangala. From the Album Virunga - Its Disco Time September 11,
  8. May 15,  · There, they formed Les Kinois, with Samba as lead vocalist. In , Les Kinois shifted their base to Nairobi, where they made their first recordings on 7” vinyl with Melodica Records. Hits like the original Malako, Sunday, Christmas and Sigana Mar Anyango rang out over the airwaves.

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