Afrobeat, Post-Punk

Mbongwana Star mix Congolese rhythms with post-punk and electronics.

Mbongwana Star, a newly formed 7-piece band from the Democratic Republic of Congo, are preparing for the release of their debut album, ‘From Kinshasa’. Tired of the pre-conceptions around African music, Mbongwana Star (‘Mbongwana’ means ‘change’) are creating their own identity, fusing traditional Congolese rhythms with post punk and electronics. Rhythms are laid bare, voices honed, […]

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