Awilo Longomba, a continental artiste, is Nigeria’s choice, any day. The Congo musician, who is based in France, has his largest fanbase in Nigeria.
He is currently at Speke Resort in Uganda working on his next album. Coincidentally, Awilo is giving the work his home credit, titled ‘Made in Congo’.
Awilo Longomba is a Congolese soukous musician. At first a drummer in Viva la Musica, Stukas, Nouvelle Generation and Loketo, he left drumming for singing and released his first album Moto Pamba with help from Shimita, Ballou Canta, Dindo Yogo, Dally Kimoko, Sam Mangwana, Syran Mbenza and Rigo Star in 1995. Awilo has performed live concerts in Africa, Europe, and North America, after first moving to France in the 1980s.