Soul Makossa 2.0 by manudibangomusic published on 2013/09/13 18:26:09 +0000 The future version of the classical hit Soul Makossa with Manu Dibango, featuring Wayne Beckford. DID YOU KNOW ? - Manu Dibango is the first artist with african origins to be number 1 on the US Billboard with the planterary hit Soul Makossa, recorded in 1972. - Rihanna, Jay-Z, Eminem, Jennifer Lopez, Akon, Will Smith, Kanye West, Milli Vanilli. Fugees, Wyclef Jean, , Mark Wahlberg, A Tribe Called Quest and of course The King of Pop himself Michael Jackson are on the long list of artists who have sampled Manu Dibango. Check out some on www.youtube.com/manudibangomusic - Soul Makossa 2.0 was produced by the hit-maker Wayne Beckford - Manu Dibango has released over 44 albums. - Soul Makossa is often refered to as the first « disco » song. Manu Dibango is often mentioned as the pioneer of « world music ».