One of the great global success stories of the past few years, Staff Benda Bilili have become an unstoppable force. A group of street musicians who used to live & play around the grounds of the zoo in Kinshasa, Congo, they make music of astonishing power and beauty. The band’s mesmerising rumba-rooted grooves, overlaid with vibrant vocals and extraordinary tin-can guitar solos, have been dazzling audiences and media the world over, on record, on stage and on the big screen.
We have been informed that the upcoming March/April tour by Staff Benda Bilili has sadly been cancelled.
Shaking the other side of the globe, Staff Benda Billi continue to "Make the World Shake" on their first North American tour!
Rumba-rock artists Staff Benda Bilili take their positive sounds and endless energy to cities across the continent, including an incredible show at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles (pictured above). Click for dates...
Staff Benda Bilili Get ready to "make the world shake" by sharing with us scenes from the creation of their new album "Bouger le Monde !" WATCH THE VIDEO HERE!
STAFF BENDA BILILI are set to "make the world shake" with their new album set for release in September. Listen to the first single here!
Coming back "very strong" with a gala premier in London! Video!
In France and several European countries!
This strictly limited edition contains 7 vinyls (incl. the new Konono) and downloads of all Congotronics albums
The full-length film about the band is set to become a worldwide sensation
In what has become one of the most talked-about tours of 2009, Congolese rumba-funk warriors Staff Benda Bilili have been ripping through Europe with a string of scintillating live shows.
The magnificent Staff Benda Bilili have been wowing French audiences on their first short tour outside of Kinshasa.
... and #3 in the World Music Charts Europe