Fanga

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Fanga (meaning spiritual force in the West African dialect Dioula) consists of 8 musicians that breathe Afrobeat - the hypnotic fusion of Funk and African traditional music as pioneered by Fela Anikulapo Kuti in the seventies. Fanga was born from the meeting between vocalist Yves Khoury aka Korbo of Burkina Faso and programmer Serge Amiano.

Fanga has evolved Afrobeat to a new era, whilst keeping its foundation and instrumentation within traditional codes This evolution is helped by the use of electronics and held together by Korbo’s unique and compelling vocal style. In 2006,the band meets up with the record label Cosmic Groove leading naturally to a fruitful collaboration. Ater two 12″ releases, a number of concerts and festivals (including supports to Antibalas, Meï Teï Shô, Seun Kuti, Guem…), Fanga records its new album “Natural Juice” in collaboration with a number of exceptional artists such as Tony Allen on two tracks, Segun Damisa (ex-musician of Fela and Femi) playing percussion and vocals, as well as the singer Kaddy Diara, the rising star of Burkina Faso on the track ‘Kononi’.
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Fanga Discography Tracks

Albums

none Fanga - Afrokaliptyk album art Fanga Afrokaliptyk(CD, Album) Afrokaliptyk Prod, Studio Lakanal none France 2004 Sell This Version
Fanga - Natural Juice album art Fanga Natural Juice (Album) Cosmic Groove France 2007 Sell This Version
UR 000 481 Fanga - Sira Ba album art Fanga Sira Ba(CD, Album) Underdog Records (3) UR 000 481 France 2009 Sell This Version
Fanga - Afrokaliptyk Nation - Live At Victoire II Montpellier album art Fanga Afrokaliptyk Nation - Live At Victoire II Montpellier Underdog Records (3) France 2011 Sell This Version
Fanga - Fangnawa Experience album art Fanga / Maâlem Abdallah Guinéa Fanga / Maâlem Abdallah Guinéa - Fangnawa Experience (Album) Strut UK 2012 Sell This Version
none Fanga - Kaleidoscope album art Fanga Kaleidoscope(CD, Album) Boomerang none France 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

FANLP0501 Fanga - Akli Yèlè album art Fanga Akli Yèlè(12") Musique & Danse FANLP0501 France 2006 Sell This Version
Groove Cosmique 06 Fanga - Natural Juice album art Fanga Natural Juice(12", Ltd) Cosmic Groove Groove Cosmique 06 France 2007 Sell This Version
Groove Cosmique 09 Fanga - Noble Tree / Crache La Douleur album art Fanga Noble Tree / Crache La Douleur(12") Cosmic Groove Groove Cosmique 09 France 2008 Sell This Version
Groove Cosmique 012 Fanga - Dounya EP album art Fanga Dounya EP(12", Ltd, Bro) Cosmic Groove Groove Cosmique 012 France 2009 Sell This Version
EF 42 Fanga - Tiogho Tiogho (DJ Floro y Ale Acosta Remix)/The Fight Is In The Streets (15M)(DJ Floro y Oscar Martos Mix) album art Fanga, Alma Afrobeat Ensemble Feat. Krukid Fanga, Alma Afrobeat Ensemble Feat. Krukid - Tiogho Tiogho (DJ Floro y Ale Acosta Remix)/The Fight Is In The Streets (15M)(DJ Floro y Oscar Martos Mix)(7") Enlace Funk EF 42 Spain 2011 Sell This Version

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