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  • botb November 30, 2015

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Remembering Tabu Ley Rochereau

      Tabu Ley Rochereau wasn’t just the world’s best-known Congolese artist of his time. In an era that produced great pop music in many countries, he was one of the world’s best pop composers. He had a marvelous flair for … Read more »

  • blog December 2, 2013

    Tabu Ley Rochereau: A History in Six Tracks

      Over the past weekend, the world lost a truly great artist, and one of the pioneers of Congolese popular music: Born Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu on Nov. 13, 1940, he left the world as Tabu Ley Rochereau on Nov. 30, 2013. When an artist is … Read more »

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