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One more of the rapper, Baloji. His style is inspired by the Congolese youth in the 50’es and 60’es that was documented by photographer Jean Depara. Baloji goes by the name of the sorcerer, which is the meaning of his name in Kiswahili. Ironically ‘the sorcerer’ is also the nickname of the greatest Congolese guitarplayer and chick-magnet Franco. Click on the link above to read more about Franco, Jean Depara and the madness of Kinshasa in the 50’es and 60’es.
  1. One more of the rapper, Baloji. His style is inspired by the Congolese youth in the 50’es and 60’es that was documented by photographer Jean Depara. Baloji goes by the name of the sorcerer, which is the meaning of his name in Kiswahili. Ironically ‘the sorcerer’ is also the nickname of the greatest Congolese guitarplayer and chick-magnet Franco. Click on the link above to read more about Franco, Jean Depara and the madness of Kinshasa in the 50’es and 60’es.

  1. 2 notesTimestamp: Monday 2012/10/08 8:41:28BalojiJean DeparaCongoFrancothe sorcererKinshasa
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