Tabu Ley Rochereau

Born 13 November 1940. Died 30 November 2013
Tabu Ley Rochereau
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1940-11-13
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Tabu Ley Rochereau

Tabu Ley Rochereau Biography (Wikipedia)

Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu (13 November 1937 or 1940 – 30 November 2013), better known as Tabu Ley Rochereau, was a leading African rumba singer-songwriter from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was the leader of Orchestre Afrisa International, as well as one of Africa's most influential vocalists and prolific songwriters. Along with guitarist Dr Nico Kasanda, Tabu Ley pioneered soukous (African rumba) and internationalised his music by fusing elements of Congolese folk music with Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American rumba. He has been described as "the Congolese personality who, along with Mobutu, marked Africa's 20th century history." He was dubbed "the African Elvis" by the Los Angeles Times. After the fall of the Mobutu regime, Tabu Ley also pursued a political career. His musical career ran parallel to the other great Congolese rhumba bandleader and rival Franco Luambo Makiadi who ran the band TPOK Jazz throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 80s.

During his career, Tabu Ley composed up to 3,000 songs and produced 250 albums.

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Karibou Ya Bintou
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Karibou Ya Bintou

Karibou Ya Bintou

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l'Orchestre Afrisa International
Jovi
Pitie
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Pitie
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Savon Omo
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Savon Omo
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Hafi Deo (Nick The Record & Dan Tyler Re​-​Edit Dub)
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Hafi Deo (Nick The Record & Dan Tyler Re​-​Edit Dub)
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Celicia
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Celicia
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Kaful Mayay
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Kaful Mayay
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Ponce-Pilate
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Ponce-Pilate
Jovi
Pitle (feat. Tabu Ley Rochereau)
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Pitle (feat. Tabu Ley Rochereau)
Franco and Rochereau
Kabassele In Memoriam
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Kabassele In Memoriam

Kabassele In Memoriam

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Franco and Rochereau
African Fiesta National, Tabu Ley Rochereau & Tabu Ley Rochereau
N'daya Paradis
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N'daya Paradis

N'daya Paradis

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African Fiesta National, Tabu Ley Rochereau & Tabu Ley Rochereau
Jovie & Tabu Ley Rochereau
Pitie
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Pitie

Pitie

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Jovie & Tabu Ley Rochereau
Tabu Ley Rochereau
Lisanga ya Banganga
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Lisanga ya Banganga
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Aon Aon
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Aon Aon
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Mere Ando – Sterns
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Mere Ando – Sterns
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