Awilo Longombo, an African Musical Legend who came from a family of musicians, won many awards including 3 Kora Awards, starting from his first album, which landed him the “Best Central Africa Artist Awards” at the KORA AWARDS 1996 and 1997 (All Africa Music Awards, held in Sun City, South Africa).
In July 2000, Awilo released his third CD “Kafou Kafou” which sent him back to KORA in 2001 where he was recognized for his outstanding contribution to African music and received “Judges Special Awards” during the KORA 2001.
Awilo’s Exclusive Interview with Golden Icons
Media Host: Emma Emerson
French Interpreter/Translator: Stephenie Ma
Videography – Lupe Nunez & Matt Trevino
Photo by Bode Ojo
NABTRY INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT/ PRODUCTIONS/PROMOTIONS; Manager: Grace Haukwa.
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According to soukous.com, “Awilo is not just a regular artist doing regular music, his live outstanding performances and popularity makes him the MOST WANTED Congolese artists on the African continent and Europe. He has toured in African counties such as Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Togo Zambia, Gabon, Mali etc…). Awilo also has toured in Europe (Switzerland, Belgium, Great Britain etc…) as well as to the United States.”