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Pantropical Concert: Kokoko! @WORM Rotterdam

Pantropical proudly presents KOKOKO! from Kinshasa, Congo; a creative collision of different artists. The group centre around the twin axes of musical instrument inventors from the Ngwaka neighbourhood, electronic producer Débruit, and Makara Bianko and his dancers, who hail from the Lingwala neighbourhood.

Winds of change are sweeping over the cultural landscape of Kinshasa. A thriving alternative scene that can’t just be defined or looked at with western eyes as “African music”, and even less as “world music”. Its explosive and vibrant sounds emanate from the ghetto and downtown clubs in-between government-imposed power cuts. The artists bring something new to life; strong new ideas with DIY-constructed instruments that have a powerful, often unique drive. KOKOKO! was born from that scene and represents a change in mentality, a radicalisation of the people.

KOKOKO! is the soundtrack of Kinshasa’s tomorrow. |

What Pantropical Concert: Kokoko!
Where WORM Rotterdam, Boomgaardsstraat 170
When Thurs Nov 20, 20:30 - 02:00
Entrance €10, ticketlink
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