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Was Stanley Enow in the right frame of mind when he made the statement?

Stanley Enow

In the 70s, the Douala based  Makossa style dominated the scenes in Cameroon! In 1972, Manu Dibango released his much acclaimed  funky hybrid “Soul Makossa” which at the time and beyond, was the greatest musical export from Cameroon as its popular chant “Mamasay mamasa mamakusa” touched the souls of both Michael Jackson and Rihanna so much so that, they had to incorporate it in their respective lyrics of: “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin” and “Don’t Stop The Music”. Makossa evolved into an urban, electric and dance rhythm beat which later morphed into “Pop Makossa” championed by the likes of: Eboa Lotin, Manu Dibango,…

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Nigerians Criticized R Kelly’s Version of IF and called it an unwanted Remix

R Kelly

R Kelly did a remix of Davido’s IF which many Nigerians criticized him for and said it’s unwanted and uncalled for. The obvious question running through my mind right now is: “Did Davido invite R Kelly for the Remix?” Also Read: 20 Cameroonian Musicians You Sure Know Davido made a decision to go back to the drawing board after several failed projects and earlier this year, he dropped his addictive single, “IF’. Many people believe it’s the best song ever from the talented Legend. IF has been making rounds across the continent and the world at large and Legendary R…

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