Top Ten (10) Musicians In DRC In 2024

Top Ten (10) Musicians In DRC In 2024
Top Ten (10) Musicians In DRC In 2024

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Democratic Republic of Congo is a country that has lots of talented artists, they have nice music, and the talented artists mentioned below are in the top 10 of the industry. This article Top Ten (10) Musicians In DRC In 2024 is here to give you the answers you seek.

1. Fally Ipupa

Fally Ipupa

Fally Ipupa

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46-year-old Congolese artist Fally Ipupa N’simba was born on 14 December 1977. He is number one on our list today and is known for his hard work since the start of his career. He is known to release back-to-back hit songs and one of his songs “Eloko Oyo”  is topping the charts and has over 96 million views. Fally Ipupa is a Congolese singer-songwriter, dancer, philanthropist, guitarist, and producer and is very talented in all areas. He skillfully blends contemporary and traditional Congolese music genres, including Congolese rumba, soukous, and ndombolo, he doesn’t just sing his lyrics mostly speak of romance, suffering, and joy.

He has received many awards including the MTV Africa Music Awards and a Kora Award, he has a lot of fans in and outside the Congolese country.

2. Koffi Olomide

Koffi Olomide

Koffi Olomide

The second singer on our list is Koffi Olomide whose full name is Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba was born on 13th July 1956 he is a Congolese singer-songwriter, bandleader, dancer, lyricist, producer, and the founder of Quartier Latin International. He is also topping the charts and his song “Papa Ngwasuma” has over 44 million views.

He is very talented and hardworking and has received many awards like the Kora Awards and Best African Artist at the World Music Awards. His career started at a very young age and since then he has gathered both local and international fans.

3. Innoss’B

 Innoss’B

Innoss’B

Innoss’B is a very young talented Congolese artist who is just 27 years old, despite his young age he has worked hard to be in the top 3 in the Congolese music industry. He topped the charts too and his hit song “Yope Remix” featuring Diamond Platnumz has over 59 million views. Seeing his talent and hard work he has received awards like AFRIMMA Best African Artist Award and the Afrima Best Male Artist in Central Africa Award.

He skillfully blends the AfroCongo music genre, an eclectic fusion of Congolese rumba, Indigenous folklore, and ndombolo to make his unique songs.

He is part of the future of the Congolese music industry as he follows the steps of his seniors in the industry.

4. Hiro Le Coq

Hiro Le Coq

Hiro Le Coq

Hiro Le Coq is a renowned Congolese artist who made it to the top 4 on our list, he is 34 years old and has worked hard from the start of his career, he is a singer and dancer and a member of the Afrobeat group Bana C4, He joined forces with the group BMYE and released the hit song “La Danse” which has topped the charts and has over 35 million views.

Thanks to his talent and hard work he has received awards like the Best Male Central Africa Award at the Afrima Awards, he also has a large fan base both locally and internationally.

5. Ferre Gola

Ferre Gola

Ferre Gola

Hervé Gola Bataringe, born March 3, 1976, also known as Ferré Gola, is a Congolese singer-songwriter, dancer, and record producer. His music has won over listeners throughout Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His song “Judgement” has over 17 million views. At an early age, Ferre Gola started his singing career, and he is still a well-known personality in the Industry.

6. Heritier Watanabe

Heritier Watanabe

Heritier Watanabe

Héritier Bondongo Kabeya, also known by his stage name Héritier Watanabe, was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on August 29, 1982. He is a singer-songwriter and dancer. At the age of ten, he began to perform. He was a member of the Wenge Musica Maison Mère from the year 2001 to 2015. After deciding to leave the group, he signed with David Monsoh’s Obouo Music Label, releasing his debut album “Carrière d’honneur – Retirada” in November 2016 and his debut single “B.M” in July 2016.

His song “B.M”  has over 15 million views and this has gotten him lots of fans across the country, he has also won many awards like the AFRIMMA Best Central Africa Male Artist Award, and has been on tours.

7. Rogaroga

Rogaroga

Rogaroga

The singer whose real name is Ibambi Okombi Rogatien was born on August 31, 1974, he is 7th on our list and has worked hard from the start of his career. He is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musical arranger. He skilfully blends the world music, soukous, rumba, and Ndombolo genres to make his unique songs.

The song  “Bokoko” holds a tally of over 43 million views, which is his most-viewed song, he has gained fame and popularity through his hard work and talent. His fans in and outside the country love cherish and support him to date.

8. Robinio Mundibu

Robinio Mundibu

Robinio Mundibu

The eighth artist on our list today is Mongala Akelembi, known as Robinio Mundibu. He is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and dancer. he has joined forces with other renowned artists to make unique songs. His talents and hard work have been rewarded with the AFRIMMA Best Central Africa Male Artist Award.

He skillfully infuses the Congolese rumba, soukous, ndombolo genres in his songs. He has worked hard to achieve his feats.

9. Gaz Mawete

Gaz Mawete

Gaz Mawete

Congolese singer-songwriter and dancer Gael Kapia Mawete, also known by his stage name Gaz Mawete, was born on September 30, 1991. He gained popularity with his tune “Olingi Nini,” which had over 5 million views on YouTube and became viral. Another song of his titled  “500” has over 13 million views.

Thanks to his hard work he has received awards like the AFRIMMA Best Newcomer Award, his talent has taken him to far places, gained him fans in and outside the country, and he is also recognized in the Congolese music industry.

10. Fabregas Le Metis Noir

Fabregas Le Metis Noir

Fabregas Le Metis Noir

Fabrice Mbuyulu, a Congolese singer-songwriter, dancer, and record producer also known as Fabregas Le Métis Noir, was born on June 13, 1987. He started his record label Wanted Record in the year 2015. He gained fame with the song “Ya Mado” which currently has over 11 million views.

His talent and skills got him awards like the AFRIMMA Best Central Africa Male Artist Award, he also had tours and has great visibility and fame in the music industry.

In Conclusion

DRC has a whole lot of artists, but the ones mentioned above worked hard to get to the top 10 today, as a DRC artist you can also be among the top 10 if your hard work starts to pay off.  If you found this article useful please share it with others.

 

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