Here’s something really interesting from the Congo hailing from the ashes of Staff Benda Bilili who fuse funk, rock, rumba and vintage R&B to create a future African sound.
Made up of street musicians and formed by Coco Ngambali and Theo Nsituvuidi, former members of Staff Benda Bilili, they consist of 8 members, four of whom are paraplegics who were confined to wheelchairs after suffering polio as children.
Mbongwana Star – translates from Lingala as Star of Change are a band who are showcasing a new sound of Congo.
They are about to drop an album on the world-famous World Circuit label and it’s something to keep your eye on.
Check this out which dropped yesterday!!