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Listen to Independence Cha Cha

Baloji rhymes in a intensely personal way about his life between the two poles of Belgium and Congo. He was born in Congo but grew up in Belgium. That complex identity has lead him to make some very rich music. The album Kinshasa Succursale, which will soon be released worldwide by Crammed Discs is a riot of pan-African and African diaspora sounds and styles barely contained by the basic idea of an acoustic/electric hip hop album. Recorded in Kinshasa, it includes collaborations with the finest musicians from Congo, including Konono No1 & Zaïko Langa Langa).

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