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Staff Benda Bilili
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Biography: Staff Benda Bilili is a group of Congolese street musicians who play a fusion of rumba, reggae, and vintage R&B. Formed by Ricky Likabu and Coco Ngambali, the band consists of four middle-aged paraplegics, all of whom were confined to wheelchairs after suffering polio as children, as well as several ...Read full biography
Bouger le Monde!
Released: 2012
Label: Crammed Discs
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Staff Benda Bilili rightly made a splash with their first album and the tale behind it. The question was, though, how much depth did they have to sustain a career? On the basis of this sophomore release, ...Read full review
Très Très Fort
Released: 2009
Label: Crammed Discs
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It's safe to say there's never been a group quite like Staff Benda Bilili. Most of the bandmembers are polio victims confined to customized tricycles, except for the youngest, 17-year-old Roger Landu, ...Read full review
More Staff Benda Bilili albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (2)
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