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KONONO N°1
 

Congolese music is primarily known for its sweet vocal harmonies and dazzling guitar interplay. Yet there is a genre of Congolese street music, particularly popular in Kinshasa, that manages to generate the same spirit without the use of the electric guitar. Before guitars arrived to Africa, these haunting repetitive were carried by likembe, the African thumb piano. <next>