Now located in: AFRICA: Congo (DRC) Location City: Kinshasa Born in: AFRICA: Congo (DRC) City: Kinshasa Signed up: 25 Feb 2009 01:42 PM Members: Josky Genre: Rumba Influences: Website:http://www.soukous.com/Josky_Kiambukuta
Josky Kiambukuta Biography
Josky Kiambukuta Londa is an author and composer from Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as Zaire. As a member of TPOK Jazz he played alongside Franco during their most popular period in the mid 70's and 80's. One of TPOK Jazz's best known songs, Proprietaire, was written by Kiambukuta.
After the death of Franco, conflicts forced TPOK Jazz to split up. Kiambukuta decided to start a new group called Bana OK with the help of Simaro Lutumba and Ndombe Opetum, two former members of TPOK Jazz. They are still making music to this day. Some of their Albums are
1999: Dernier Avertissement - Bana OK 2001: Oui Ca Va - Bana OK 2005: Double Vie - Bana OK
Birth Name: Joseph Kiambukuta Londa Born: February 14, 1949 (1949-02-14) (age 60) Origin: Congolese Genre(s): Rumba Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, Instrument(s): Vocals Associated Acts: Bana OK, OK Jazz, L'Orchestre Continental, L'African Fiesta Sukisa
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