Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba (14 June 1949 – 24 April 2016), known professionally as Papa Wemba, was a Congolese singer and musician who played Congolese rumba, soukous, and ndombolo. Sometimes dubbed the "King of Rumba Rock", he was one of the most popular musicians of his time in Africa and played an important role in world music. He was also a fashion icon who popularized the Sape look and style through his musical group Viva la Musica, with whom he performed on stages throughout the world.
Listen to music from Papa Wemba like Yolele, Show Me The Way & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Papa Wemba. Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba commonly known as Papa Wemba (June 14, 1949 – April 24, 2016) was a Congolese rumba, later known as soukous, singer and musician. He was one of Africa's most popular musicians.
Chanteur, auteur, compositeur. Originaire de la RD Congo. Entre Paris et Kinshasa. On se souviendra de Papa Wemba comme l’interprète de performances scéniques hors du commu. onne fête de la musique. Recommended by 12 people. une musique et des melodies a écouter absolument plusier à Fois.
All songs on Papa Wemba's Papa Wemba (Album). Esclave - Papa Wemba. Hambayi Ede - Papa Wemba.
Artists Papa Wemba Papa Wemba. Papa Wemba Papa Wemba. This album has an average beat per minute of 127 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 87/147 BPM). Tracklist Papa Wemba.
- Producer – Martin Meissonnier
- Written-By – Papa Wemba
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Scanned): 5017742102614
|791 448 1||Papa Wemba||Papa Wemba (LP, Album)||EMI France||791 448 1||France||1989|
|791 448 2||Papa Wemba||Papa Wemba (CD, Album)||EMI France||791 448 2||France||1988|
|66875-2||Papa Wemba||Papa Wemba (CD, Album)||Celluloid||66875-2||France||2008|
|CP32 5892||Papa Wemba||M'Fono Yami (CD, Album)||EMI France||CP32 5892||Japan||1989|
|66875-1||Papa Wemba||M'Fono Yami (LP, Album)||Celluloid||66875-1||France||1988|