Cameroonian artists with a ruling legacy

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DibangoDibango was born in Douala, Cameroon. His father, Michel Manfred N’Djoké Dibango,was a civil servant.He was a member of the seminal Congolese rumba group, African Jazz, and has collaborated with many other musicians, including Fania All Stars, Fela Kuti, Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, Bernie Worrell, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, King Sunny Adé, Don Cherry, and Sly and Robbie. He achieved a considerable following in the UK with a disco hit called “Big Blow”, originally released in 1976 and re-mixed as a 12″ single in 1978 on Island Records. In 1998, he recorded the album CubAfrica with Cuban artist Eliades Ochoa.
The song “Soul Makossa” on the record of the same name contains the lyrics “makossa”, which means “(I) dance” in his native tongue, the Cameroonian language Duala. It has influenced several popular music hits, including Michael Jackson’s “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'”, as well as his re-recording of that song with Akon, the Fugees’ “Cowboys”, and Rihanna’s “Don’t Stop the Music”.[citation needed] The 1982 parody song “Boogie in your butt” by comedian Eddie Murphy interpolates Soul Makossa’s bassline and horn charts while “Butt Naked Booty Bless” by 1990s hip-hop group Poor Righteous Teachers heavily samples its musical bridge and drum patterns.He is the father of Makossa.

Petit-Pays (born Adolphe Claude ndalaah Moundi in Douala, Cameroon in 1967[1]) is a Cameroonian musician. In 1996, he had sold over 50,000 cassettes in one week at the release of his Double Album Class F and Class M something no Cameroonian artist has ever done. Petit Pays has over 35 albums to his credit and is the Cameroonian Musician with the highest number of Songs ever.[citation needed] He is also known as OMEGA, Rabba Rabbi, Turbo d’Afrique,Adonai,Le Neveu de Jesus,and recently his latest sobriquet of Effatta and famously Avocat defenseur des femmes (advocate for women). He is one of the most celebrated Cameroonian musicians of the late 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.His history lives for ever.
Stanley Enow
Stanley Ebai Enow is a Cameroonian rapper, radio and TV presenter, and voice actor. He is the co-owner of the record label, Motherland Empire.Enow is best known for his 2013 single “Hein Père”.He was the first Cameroonian to win in the Best New Act category at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.He is the only Cameroonian with highest number of international Collabors, He his the youngest artist to future in the top ten richest Cameroonian artist.
Franko
Born in 1987 in Akwa , one of the most famous districts of the city of Douala , Franko is a Cameroonian artist from the Littoral region .
In July 2015, Franko released the title Paste the girl who will become, in just a few months, a global hit. The video of the song is dated March 30, 2016, Cameroon’s most watched video clip on Youtube with more than 51 million views. The song Paste the Small beats audience records in Cameroon and Africa and is considered the African hit of the year . The title is ranked for several weeks n o 1 Urban Hit the TV channel Trace Urban Between 2015 and 2017, the song stick the little wins many awards in Cameroon and abroad among which song of the year and popular clip of the year Balafon Music Awards , Best Central African artist Kundé [ 13] ] , and Popular song of the year at Canal 2’Or 2017 , . She is also nominated MTV Africa Music Awards in South Africa, Urban Music Awards in London , Afrimma in the USA , WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards in Ghana and AFRIMA in Nigeria .
In France, the single ” Coller la petite” is sold in more than 75,000 copies and has over 10,000,000 streams, which earned it the title of “Disque d’Or” in France in December 2016.

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