Some For The Makossa Man

“Some for The Makossa Man,” a celebration and glance at the world of afrobeat giant, Manu Dibango: a trailblazer whose music laid the groundwork for what would become disco and hip-hop. He passed away today from COVID-19. Rest in peace, Makossa Man.

Here are just a few records, from his otherwise enormous catalog of music. These have hardly left my bag over the last decade. Enjoy. – Daniel T

Manu Dibango – Tropical Garden
Manu Dibango – Reggae Makossa
Ravi Harris & The Prophets – Soul Makossa
Manu Dibango – Super Kumba
Manu Dibango – Abele Dance
Deadline – Makossa Rock
Starvation – Tam Tam Pour L’Éthiopie (Part Two)
Manu Dibango – Big Blow
Manu Dibango – Lily
Manu Dibango – Goro City
Athanase – He He He
Manu Dibango – Tom Tom
Georges Anderson – Fou De Toi

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