Kanda Bongo Man

Kanda Bongo Man


Kanda Bongo Man (born 1955), from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a prominent soukous musician. He is most famous for the structural changes he implemented to soukous music. The previous approach was to sing several verses and have one guitar solo at the end of the song. Kanda Bongo Man revolutionized soukous by encouraging guitar solos after every verse and even sometimes at the beginning of the song. His form of soukous gave birth to the Read more on Last.fm


Performing at

Simple Things

20 - 21 October 2017

Bristol, England

22 October 2016
Time Not Set
Main Stage

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