Dikongue, Henri / Diaspora
Album:Diaspora Collection:World
Artist:Dikongue, Henri Added:Jun 2017
Label:Buda Musique 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-06-15 Pull Date:2017-08-17 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Aug 20Jul 30Jul 16Jul 9Jul 2Jun 25Jun 18

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 16, 2017:At the Cafe Bohemian
Souffrir D'aimer
4.Jul 13, 2017:Melange
2.Jul 29, 2017:Music Casserole
Diaspora Slam
5.Jul 12, 2017:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Jul 27, 2017:Laptop Radio
6.Jul 08, 2017:Old Fart at Play
Spirit To Arno

Album Review
Reviewed 2017-06-13 
He’s originally from Cameroon, now based out of France. Known for a warm, sweet voice, deft but light guitar work, and bright, catchy compositions. This release has some really great jazz flourishes plus other touches, such as a bit of bossa and a hint of rock. He’s backed here by some great musicians. Top notch and all so very, very good. Lyrics in Duala and French. All originals.

*1. Sweet, mid/upbeat & swaying w/a great, light sound. So good.
*2. Relaxed w/bright strings and wonderful vocal harmonies.
3. Flute & jungle, female spoken word then strings & low key voice.
*4. A dishy retro mostly midtempo bright bit of fluff. Yay! Catchy.
*5. Upbeat guitar, great vocals, tight arrangement of world rock.
*6. Relaxed, really nice strings, sweet vocals.
*7. Upbeat samba-infused tropical joy.
8. Sexy mid/upbeat w/nice male/female vocal harmonies.
9. Lowkey w/some nice jazzy sax accents & vocal duet.
10. Lightly driving w/cool rock-style guitars & bit of drama.
11. Alt. version of #3.
12. Instrumental version of #7.
13. Jazzy instrumental, sweet & relaxed at first, picks up

Track Listing
1.Djom 7.Kaba Ngondo
2.Belembete 8.Artiste
3.Diaspora Slam 9.To Na Te Nde Misea
4.Bekusedi 10.Mulatako
5.Souffrir D'aimer 11.Diaspora
6.Seul 12.Kaba Ngondo Instrumental
 13.Spirit To Arno