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Samba Mapangala And Virunga - Karibu Kenya Album

Samba Mapangala And Virunga - Karibu Kenya Album

  • Performer: Samba Mapangala And Virunga
  • Genre: Folk
  • Title: Karibu Kenya
  • Released: 1995
  • Style: African, Rumba, Soukous
  • Label: Not On Label
  • Catalog: SM -1003
  • Country: US
  • MP3 version size: 1364 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1944 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 825


1Tonga Zala6:15
2Weso Sina5:30
3Ikolo Kolo6:42
5Kariby Kenya6:09
7To Coopere6:04
8Africa Yetu


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
012056Samba Mapangala And Virunga Samba Mapangala And Virunga - Karibu Kenya ‎(CD, Album)Sun Records 0120561995


  • Bass GuitarMiguel Yamba, Pablo Lubadika
  • DrumsKomba Bellow
  • EngineerJojo
  • Horns [Arrangements]Boncana Maïga
  • Keyboards, Programmed ByThierry Galion
  • Lead GuitarDiblo Dibala
  • Lead Guitar, ProducerSyran Mbenza
  • Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass GuitarCaen Madoka
  • Lead VocalsSamba Mapangala
  • Mixed ByPierre Braner
  • PercussionMavoungou
  • Producer [Assistant]Djiba
  • Recorded By [Assistant]Xavier Delbos
  • SaxophoneAlain Hato
  • TromboneJacques Bolognesi
  • TrumpetPhilippe Slominsky
  • VocalsAbby Suriya, Bibi Den's, Wuta Mayi


CD tray card says Syllart Productions but disc label inside has no label information.
ADFL matrix code suggests it was manufactured in the USA by Americ Disc, Florida.


  • Produced For – Syllart Productions – 000000 2
  • Recorded At – Studio Harry Son



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