Flashmag Digizine Edition Issue 101 January 2020 - Page 31

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Discovery

Artists to follow

Léonie Langa

an introverted artist

Former singer of the famed Cameroonian music band Macase, Léonie Langa after her university studies (a bachelor's degree in French-language letters, a master's in Human Resources Management and a Master in Performing Arts from the University of Yaoundé 1) decides to devote herself exclusively to the music ; Musical encounters such as those with Manu Dibango, André Manga or Sally Nyolo, will influence her musical career, towards a genre that some consider to be Afro-jazz folk. However Léonie Langa speaking of her music says "I don't do afro jazz essentially ... let's say that on the single" Africa Tèma ", you have this fine fusion of African sounds and jazz, but I will define myself as being an open artist in several styles, so I would classify

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