Kanda, born in 1955, joined a rhumba group, Bella Bella, while still in school. In 1979 they left for Paris where a chance encounter led to a meeting with Peter Gabriel in London. International recognition of his soukous style, a blend of rhumba and Zairean rhythms, soon followed.

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AMG: Kanda Bongo Man
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