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RIP Charlotte Mbango

More than a decade ago I lived in Nigeria and later Gabon and grew fond of Makossa music from Cameroon. One song that touched me was Dikom Lam Moto by Charlotte Mbango. On a Friday or Saturday night I’d play this as I headed out into the night. The recording that I have is slightly shaky but it still puts to shame much of the dross that is presented as talent in the West. I never have obtained a translation of the lyrics but her passion seems to break through the language barrier. Sadly it seems that Ms. Mbango breathed her last in June 2009.

RIP Charlotte Mbango.

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