Koffi Olomide

Real Name:
Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba
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Koffi Olomidé (born Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba, on August 13, 1956 in Kisangani) is a Congolese soukous singer, musician, composer, writer, arranger and producer. After more than 35 years of career, Koffi is one of the most popular Congolese and African singers and a much present personality in the Congolese media landscape.

At the beginning, Antoine was only a songwriter, he sold his composition to the stars of this time as Papa Wemba who will integrate him to this band Viva La Musica in 1977. He will begin his recording career in this band, with some artists like Kester Emeneya, Dindo Yogo, Djuna Djanana.

He started his solo recording career in 1983 and he founded his own band, Quartier Latin, in 1986.

The career of Koffi expands from 1990 when the record company Sonodisc signs a contract with him until 2003 when Sonodisc will go bankrupt. They will publish together a total of thirteen albums (6 solo album, 5 album with his band, 1 album in collaboration with Papa Wemba and 1 live). On February 19th, 2000, Olomidé become the first African artist to fill the 17 000 places of Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy, without promotion.

Koffi Olomidé has earned 7 gold records and 5 Kora Awards (the African equivalent to the Grammy) including 4 in the edition of 2002 for his album Effrakata. He become an African and one of the world's best-selling african artists.
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001 Koffi Olomide - Ngounda album art Koffi Olomide Ngounda(LP, Album) Tchika 001 Belgium 1983 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Lady Bo album art Koffi Olomide Lady Bo (Album) Goal Productions 1984 Sell This Version
YK 87001 Koffi Olomide - Serment Ya Bolingo Celya-Ba album art Yakini Kiese Chanté Par Koffi Olomide Yakini Kiese Chanté Par Koffi Olomide - Serment Ya Bolingo Celya-Ba(LP) Struggling-Man Production YK 87001 France 1985 Sell This Version
SDI 119 Koffi Olomide - 8e Anniversaire album art Ekumany Papa Wemba Le Kuru de Kuru* Avec Koffi Olomide, Viva La Musica Ekumany Papa Wemba Le Kuru de Kuru* Avec Koffi Olomide, Viva La Musica - 8e Anniversaire(LP, Album) Gillette D'Or SDI 119 France 1985 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Ngobila album art Olomide* Ngobila (Album) Afro-Rythmes France 1986 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Diva album art Koffi Olomide Diva (Album) Espera Belgium 1986 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Dieu Voit Tout album art Le Grand Maestro Fafa De Molokaï*, Olomide Rambo L'Homme De Beretta* Le Grand Maestro Fafa De Molokaï*, Olomide Rambo L'Homme De Beretta* - Dieu Voit Tout (Album) Not On Label France 1987 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Rue d'amour album art Koffi Olomide Rue d'amour (Album) O'Neill Productions France 1987 Sell This Version
MA 4017 Koffi Olomide - Aï Aï AÏ La Bombe Eclate album art Rigo Star & Koffi Olomide Rigo Star & Koffi Olomide - Aï Aï AÏ La Bombe Eclate(LP) Mayala MA 4017 France 1987 Sell This Version
KL 07 Koffi Olomide - Henriquet album art Koffi Olomide Generation Tcha-Tcho* Henriquet(LP) Tcha Tcho KL 07 France 1988 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Elle Et Moi album art Koffi Olomide Golden Star* Elle Et Moi (Album) Editions Kaluila France 1989 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Les Prisonniers Dorment... album art Koffi Olomide « L'Orfèvre »* Les Prisonniers Dorment... (Album) Disques Espérance France 1990 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Tcha Tcho album art Koffi Olomide Tcha Tcho (Comp) Stern's Africa Switzerland 1990 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Haut De Gamme Tcha-Tcho "Echelon Ngomba" - Koweït, Rive Gauche album art Koffi Olomidé* Haut De Gamme Tcha-Tcho "Echelon Ngomba" - Koweït, Rive Gauche (Album) Tamaris France 1992 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Pas De Faux Pas album art Orchestre Quartier Latin P.D.F.P.* De Koffi Olomide Orchestre Quartier Latin P.D.F.P.* De Koffi Olomide - Pas De Faux Pas (Album) Tamaris, Sonodisc France 1992 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Glamour album art Le Duc Herode*, Koffi Olomide Et L'Orchestre Quartier Latin International* Le Duc Herode*, Koffi Olomide Et L'Orchestre Quartier Latin International* - Glamour (Album) B. Mas Production, B. Mas Production France 1993 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Noblesse Oblige album art Koffi Olomide Noblesse Oblige (Album) Sonodisc France 1993 Sell This Version
Koffi 01 Koffi Olomide Noblesse Oblige(Cass, Album) EMI Koffi 01 France 1993 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Magie album art Orchestre Quartier Latin International* De Koffi Olomidé* Orchestre Quartier Latin International* De Koffi Olomidé* - Magie (Album) Sonodisc France 1994 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - V12 album art Koffi Olomide V12 (Album) Sonodisc France 1995 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Wake Up album art Koffi Olomide, Papa Wemba Koffi Olomide, Papa Wemba - Wake Up (Album) Sonodisc, Sonodisc France 1996 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Loi album art Koff! Olomidé* Loi (Album) Sonodisc France 1997 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Live à L'Olympia album art Koffi Olomide & Quartier Latin Koffi Olomide & Quartier Latin - Live à L'Olympia (Album) Sonodisc France 1998 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Droit De Veto album art Koffi Olomide & Quartier Latin Koffi Olomide & Quartier Latin - Droit De Veto (Album) Sono Africa France 1998 Sell This Version
Koffi Olomide - Attentat (Version Radio) album art Koffi Olomidé Nkolo Lupemba* Attentat (Version Radio) (Album) Sonodisc France 1999 Sell This Version

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