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Boiler Room x Ballantine’s

True Music Studios YaoundÉ

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The next stop on Boiler Room x Ballantine’s True Music Studios is Cameroon’s bustling capital Yaoundé.

TRUE MUSIC STUDIOS YAOUNDÉ PARTY

Curated by Cameroon’s underground king Aveiro Djess, our party celebrates the city’s diverse creative scene, with fast riser and bonafide “Afro Dance-Hall Queen” Kameni, pioneer of Cameroon’s freshest new sound Mbolé, Happy, high-energy, hard-edge beats from Z-Tra and more…

IN CONVERSATION WITH MANI BELLA: THE EVOLUTION OF CAMEROONIAN MUSIC

While the world was seduced by the smooth grooves of 80s Makossa, the last 15 years of Cameroonian music gave rise to a host of new sounds and rhythms, from Bikutsi to Mbolé. In this roundtable talk, Mani Bella—known as one of the ‘big 3’ artists of the Bikutsi sound—sat alongside Mbolé-pioneer Happy and afro-pop chart-topper Kameni to discuss Cameroonian music in the post-digital age.

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