Place à la musique (encore)

Working on a piece on child soldiers for Le Monde Bouge; also helping Boris with a piece on Congolese rumba music. Always nice to balance out those hard stories with something a bit more lighthearted and danceable. I discovered these two classics on a car radio, hitching a ride with some Congolese partygoers in Brussels. But you can, on YouTube.

Here’s Congo-RDC before it all went wrong…Happy dancing, and raise a glass to Lumumba…

About msmarguerite

Young Quebec City-based freelance journalist. once and future nomad. I blog about life, about travel, about things I notice and every so often about work. I enjoy language learning, singing, swing dancing, skating and...other stuff, sometimes. My heart is somewhere in East Africa, Haiti or Eastern Europe. English, français, русский, malo slovensko, un poco de espanol, um pouco de português ndiga ikirundi, mwen ap aprann kreyòl...
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