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Congolese Music with Pan-African Consciousness

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

Date & Time: 15 January 2014, 7PM
Venue:
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Kinshasa-born Mulele Matondo Afrika started playing music at an early age, later establishing himself in Zimbabwe as a successful bassist, guitarist and arranger with a flair for his home-grown Congolese style, still very popular today. Mulele’s solo debut, Prophecy, marks a change of direction towards what he calls 'conscious music'. Affected by endless conflict back home, and inspired by outspoken artists before him, Mulele now writes music for the people - critical songs about real lives and real problems, and urging his fellow Africans to stand up and change the dire status quo.

Contact email: musicevents@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4500