Dibango

Some articles on dibango:

Don't Stop The Music (Rihanna Song) - Background and Release
... In February, 2009, Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango filed a lawsuit claiming that both "Don't Stop the Music" and "Wanna Be Startin' Something" used the hook without ... Dibango said that the line is from his 1972 single "Soul Makossa" ... that he borrowed the line and settled the case with Dibango out of court ...
Appropriation (music) - History of Appropriation in Western Music - 1970s
... In 1973 Cameroonian jazz musician Manu Dibango scored a worldwide hit with the single "Soul Makossa", a piece considered one of the forerunners of disco ... Although Dibango came from a jazz background, the single contained elements drawn from the Cameroonian folk music style known as makossa, and Dibango became one of the very first African musicians to achieve ... of cultural appropriation when Michael Jackson "borrowed" 77 seconds of music from Dibango's single and incorporated it into his song "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", from the ...
Soul Makossa
... released as a single in 1972 by Cameroon saxophonist and songwriter, Manu Dibango ... Atlantic Records licensed the original Manu Dibango version from French record label, Fiesta, and released it as a single (with the side-two track being "Lily") ... Manu Dibango later recorded a new version for his 1994 album Wakafrika ...
Manu Dibango - Biography - Early Life
... Dibango was born in Douala, Cameroon ... His father, Michel Manfred N'Djoké Dibango was a civil servant ... to identify completely with either of parents." Dibango's uncle was the leader of his extended family ...
Material Discography - Collaborations
... Movin'" – 12" single 1985 Deadline featuring Manu Dibango – Down by Law 1985 B-Side – Cairo Nights – tracks "Change the Beat" and "What I Like (American Dreams)" 1985 ... Toshinori Kondo – Konton 1986 Manu Dibango – Afrijazzy – tracks "Makossa "87 / Big Blow" 1986 Manu Dibango – "Makossa '87" – 7" single 1987 Sly and Robbie ...