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Awilo Longomba

Awilo Longomba 

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Awilo Longomba was born in Kinshasa (formally, Léopoldville). Many of Awilo Longomba songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Awilo Longomba's father was from the Mongo region of the Ecuador and his mother was also from the Ecuador region of Ngombe and Congo Brazzaville. His father, Vicky Longomba, was the famous lead singer and founder of “Tout puissant OK Jazz” during the golden age of Congolese rumba, had a big influence on our artist.

Since childhood, Awilo spent every waking moment in the music scenes attending his father’s rehearsals. Very quickly his passion for music grew, and instead of going to classes, he started drumming for various groups of Kinshasa, including “l’orchestre de Lita Bembo.

Career.
He joined the orchestra “Viva La Musica” led by the great Papa Wemba as a drummer, and Awilo had his real first taste of live performance on his first international tour in Europe and to Japan in 1985 and 1986.

As the fever he caught during his tour grew stronger, he decided to pursue his artistic carrier and moved to France. His reputation as one of the best drummers in France spread very quickly. This allowed him to collaborate on numerous records and toured worldwide with several African artists such as Tshala Muana, Oliver Ngoma, Kanda Bongo Man just to name a few.

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Achievement.
His second album CD, Coupe Bibamba (1998), made him hugely popular throughout Africa making him a household name in various sub saharan African countries.It also made him garner an increasingly large international audience, with the album having popular songs such as coupe bibamba and Gate le coin, thus enabling him perform in various cities across Africa.

Kafou kafou album followed the hugely popular coupe bibamba and was remembered for having a hugely popular song cache cache a collaboration with artiste Joecyline Beorard which continued ruling the African airwaves.

Mondongo (2004), which featured Japponais, Dally Kimoko, Caen Madoka, Djudjuchet, Josky Kiambukuta and Simaro Lutumba. He is also credited as an atalaku (animateur) on some soukous records, and was remembered for Karolina‘’’ song, which celebrated the beauty of African women and became Africa's biggest song of 2004.

Awilo's relatives in the music industry include his father Victor Longomba[2] a founding member of T.P OK Jazz as well as his late elder brother, Lovy Longomba who had a rich tenor voice and was a member of Super Mazembe led by Longwa Didos. Additionally, Awilo Longomba's nephews Christian and Lovy of the Longombas, are a popular Afro-fusion group based in Kenya.

In 2008, Awilo Longomba released the new album Super-Man which was another success. Awilo continued his popularity in USA/ Canada while on tour with Nabtry International Cultural Dancers, an African dance group founded in 2007 by Grace Haukwa.

The Super-Man tour was successful throughout 2008 and 2009. By popular votes and a historic win at the International Reggae and World Music Awards with over 120 countries voting in, Super-Man won the Best Soukous Entertainer Award 2009. CEO and founder of Nabtry Grace Haukwa, who represents Awilo in the US, received the award on Awilo's behalf at the ceremony.

His versatility has been evident lately with his many collaborations with modern day and styles musicians in many African Countries, among them are Nigerian artistes P-Square, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Harmonize and Yemi Alade.

Awilo Longomba Songs
• Gâté le coin
• Coupé Bibamba
• Karolina
• Karolina
• Coupé bibamba ft. Jocelyne Béroard
• Rihanna ft. Yemi Alade
• Gâté le coin (Mix)
• J'en ai marre
• Fifi
• Bundelele
• Sans papier

Awilo Longomba songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search to stream and download Awilo Longomba songs MP3/ single/ albums on the platform.
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Country/Region : Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Awilo Longomba

Awilo Longomba was born in Kinshasa (formally, Léopoldville). Many of Awilo Longomba songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Awilo Longomba's father was from the Mongo region of the Ecuador and his mother was also from the Ecuador region of Ngombe and Congo Brazzaville. His father, Vicky Longomba, was the famous lead singer and founder of “Tout puissant OK Jazz” during the golden age of Congolese rumba, had a big influence on our artist.

Since childhood, Awilo spent every waking moment in the music scenes attending his father’s rehearsals. Very quickly his passion for music grew, and instead of going to classes, he started drumming for various groups of Kinshasa, including “l’orchestre de Lita Bembo.

Career.
He joined the orchestra “Viva La Musica” led by the great Papa Wemba as a drummer, and Awilo had his real first taste of live performance on his first international tour in Europe and to Japan in 1985 and 1986.

As the fever he caught during his tour grew stronger, he decided to pursue his artistic carrier and moved to France. His reputation as one of the best drummers in France spread very quickly. This allowed him to collaborate on numerous records and toured worldwide with several African artists such as Tshala Muana, Oliver Ngoma, Kanda Bongo Man just to name a few.

Follow Boomplay and keep up-to-date with the latest Awilo Longomba songs and information.

Achievement.
His second album CD, Coupe Bibamba (1998), made him hugely popular throughout Africa making him a household name in various sub saharan African countries.It also made him garner an increasingly large international audience, with the album having popular songs such as coupe bibamba and Gate le coin, thus enabling him perform in various cities across Africa.

Kafou kafou album followed the hugely popular coupe bibamba and was remembered for having a hugely popular song cache cache a collaboration with artiste Joecyline Beorard which continued ruling the African airwaves.

Mondongo (2004), which featured Japponais, Dally Kimoko, Caen Madoka, Djudjuchet, Josky Kiambukuta and Simaro Lutumba. He is also credited as an atalaku (animateur) on some soukous records, and was remembered for Karolina‘’’ song, which celebrated the beauty of African women and became Africa's biggest song of 2004.

Awilo's relatives in the music industry include his father Victor Longomba[2] a founding member of T.P OK Jazz as well as his late elder brother, Lovy Longomba who had a rich tenor voice and was a member of Super Mazembe led by Longwa Didos. Additionally, Awilo Longomba's nephews Christian and Lovy of the Longombas, are a popular Afro-fusion group based in Kenya.

In 2008, Awilo Longomba released the new album Super-Man which was another success. Awilo continued his popularity in USA/ Canada while on tour with Nabtry International Cultural Dancers, an African dance group founded in 2007 by Grace Haukwa.

The Super-Man tour was successful throughout 2008 and 2009. By popular votes and a historic win at the International Reggae and World Music Awards with over 120 countries voting in, Super-Man won the Best Soukous Entertainer Award 2009. CEO and founder of Nabtry Grace Haukwa, who represents Awilo in the US, received the award on Awilo's behalf at the ceremony.

His versatility has been evident lately with his many collaborations with modern day and styles musicians in many African Countries, among them are Nigerian artistes P-Square, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Harmonize and Yemi Alade.

Awilo Longomba Songs
• Gâté le coin
• Coupé Bibamba
• Karolina
• Karolina
• Coupé bibamba ft. Jocelyne Béroard
• Rihanna ft. Yemi Alade
• Gâté le coin (Mix)
• J'en ai marre
• Fifi
• Bundelele
• Sans papier

Awilo Longomba songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search to stream and download Awilo Longomba songs MP3/ single/ albums on the platform.

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