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PAM Club: DJ Cortega pays tribute to Manu Dibango
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PAM Club: DJ Cortega pays tribute to Manu Dibango

For this new PAM Club episode, we are ecstatic to welcome DJ Cortega, founder of the Dakar collective Electrafrique, with a Manu Dibango tribute mixtape. “By starting and ending this set with the music of […]

Paris c’est l’Afrique (1989): Manu Dibango introduces Les Têtes Brûlées
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Paris c'est l'Afrique (1989): Manu Dibango introduces Les Têtes Brûlées

PAM gets you to discover a new excerpt from the documentary film series Paris c’est l’Afrique that French journalist Philippe Conrath directed in… 1989! Manu introduced his compatriots Les Têtes Brûlées. Soon on PAM, the […]

1989: Manu Dibango relates his debut in the documentary ‘Paris c’est l’Afrique’
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1989: Manu Dibango relates his debut in the documentary 'Paris c'est l'Afrique'

PAM gets you to discover a first excerpt from the documentary film series Paris c’est l’Afrique (“Paris is Africa”) that French journalist Philippe Conrath directed in… 1989! Here, Manu relates his professional debut in Paris. […]

Manu Dibango’s Waka Juju to be released on vinyl
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Manu Dibango’s Waka Juju to be released on vinyl

  Cameroonian sax icon Manu Dibango’s 1982 LP Waka Juju is being reissued via Soul Makossa this winter. Originally released on CRC Records, Waka Juju mixes influences from afrobeat, highlife and jazz-funk across 6 tracks. After receiving world attention with the release […]

Goodbye, Manu!: our tribute to our African uncle
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Goodbye, Manu!: our tribute to our African uncle

PAM pays tribute to Manu Dibango, who left us one year ago, on 24 March 2020. The musician, a generous pioneer, has built bridges between Africa and the rest of the world. A look back at the first chapters of his fantastic novel-like life.

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The Rumba Kings: Film gets world premier at DOXA festival
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The Rumba Kings: Film gets world premier at DOXA festival

Two years after PAM told you about The Rumba Kings the film is finally being released. The DOXA festival in Vancouver has selected the film and will screen it on 6th May.

Francis Bebey classic album, Dibiye, gets reissue
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Francis Bebey classic album, Dibiye, gets reissue

The Cameroonian pioneer left us 20 years ago and now the PeeWee! label is reviving one of his undisputed masterpieces. In Paris, 1997, the capital was a bustling hub for global music. The great figures […]

Awesome Tapes From Africa releases rare album by Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band
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Awesome Tapes From Africa releases rare album by Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band

The legendary Ethiopian artist has announced this re-release of his album Tezeta, first released on cassette in 1975. Since the beginning of the 70s, the Walias Band has been a group of avant-garde musicians whose […]