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    Fally Ipupa – S.Mushigo

    Fally Ipupa – S.Mushigo: A Love Song for Sandrine


    Fally Ipupa - S.Mushigo: A Love Song for Sandrine

    Fally Ipupa is a Congolese singer-songwriter, dancer, philanthropist, guitarist and producer. He is one of the most popular artists in Africa and has won several awards, including four MTV Africa Music Awards and two BET Awards. He is also known for his collaborations with international stars like R. Kelly, 2Face Idibia, Akon and Olivia.

    One of his latest songs is S.Mushigo, which is the 16th track on his album Control, released in November 2018. The song is a love song dedicated to a woman named Sandrine Mushigo, who he calls his “mama”, “chérie” and “amour”. He sings about how much he misses her and how he wants her to forgive him for his mistakes. He also praises her beauty and personality, calling her “fantastique” and “fanatique”.

    The song has a catchy melody and a smooth rhythm that blends Afrobeat, R&B and pop elements. Fally Ipupa’s voice is expressive and emotional, conveying his feelings of regret, longing and admiration. The song also features a rap verse by Nathan Munkala, who adds some contrast and variety to the song.

    S.Mushigo is a song that showcases Fally Ipupa’s talent and versatility as an artist. It is also a song that celebrates love and forgiveness, as he pleads with Sandrine to give him another chance and to look at him one last time. The song is a testament to Fally Ipupa’s passion and dedication to his music and his fans.

    Fally Ipupa’s Career and Achievements

    Fally Ipupa started his musical career in various small groups in Kinshasa, and later joined the nationally recognized group Latent Talent, with whom he recorded his first album. In 1999, he was recruited by Koffi Olomide to join his band Quartier Latin International, where he became the lead singer and composer. He stayed with the band for seven years, and participated in several albums and tours with Koffi Olomide.

    In 2006, Fally Ipupa decided to pursue a solo career and released his debut album Droit Chemin, which was a commercial and critical success. The album sold over 100,000 copies and earned him several awards, including Best Artist or Group from Central Africa at the 2007 Kora Awards. He also collaborated with other African and international artists, such as Mokobé, J. Martins, Lynnsha and Ben J of Neg’Marrons.

    In 2009, he released his second album Arsenal de Belles Melodies (A2BM), which featured the hit singles “Chaise Electrique” with Olivia, “Sexy Dance” with Krys, and “Bicarbonate”. The album was also well received by fans and critics, and won him more awards, such as Best Francophone Artist and Best Video for “Sexy Dance” at the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards. He also performed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in South Africa.

    In 2013, he released his third album Power “Kosa Leka”, which showcased his versatility and creativity. The album included songs in different genres, such as ndombolo, rumba, afrobeat, pop and R&B. Some of the notable tracks were “Original”, “Ndoki”, “Sweet Life” and “Service”. The album also featured guest appearances by Youssoupha, Shayne Ward and Lino Versace.

    In 2017, he released his fourth album Tokooos, which was his first album entirely sung in French and English. The album was a departure from his previous style, as he experimented with more urban and contemporary sounds. The album featured collaborations with Wizkid, R. Kelly, Aya Nakamura, Keblack and Naza. The album was certified gold by SNEP in France in 2022.

    In 2019, he released his fifth album Control, which was a double album with 31 tracks. The album was a return to his roots, as he incorporated more Congolese rhythms and melodies. The album featured songs like “A Flyé”, “Canne à Sucre”, “One Love” and “Doc Jeff”. The album also included duets with MHD, Dadju, Tiwa Savage and Niska.

    Fally Ipupa is one of the most influential and successful Congolese artists of his generation. He has won numerous awards and accolades for his music and humanitarian work. He has also performed at prestigious venues and events around the world. He is widely regarded as a cultural ambassador for Congo and Africa.

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