Saturday 02.07.11 - 00:15 - Cosmopol

He is one of Central Africa's greatest R&B stars – some even call him Africa's Craig David. And Fally Ipupa does have a huge potential in the West with his inspiring pop music.

At the same time, it is always clear with this award-winning artist that we are not in the US on the seat of a glittering sports car. There are plenty of African scents in Ipupa's skilfully composed music, drawing on especially the Congolese rumba soukous that always takes care of the fat combustion with both the audience and the large orchestra that the Congolese like to bring.

Fally Ipupa shows how Africa maybe one day can appear on equal footing with the West on the international charts. Here is an abundance of musical talent – also of well-written R&B.

Obouo / import

Central African R&B with a wide appeal.
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