Makoma is back with their new music video ‘Yo Ozali’ is the second hottest single from their new album ‘ EVOLUTION’ soon to hit store near you. This young and talented African Gospel musical group has what it take to be the champ in Gospel scene. Armed by their unique voices, the Makoma family has been around for a long time and they are still making good music for us Africans. The actual members of the group are: Annie Makoma, Pengani Makoma, Duma Makoma, Martin Makoma, Tutala Makoma & Patrick Badine. The group is currently based in the UK.
Makoma is a Congolese Christian pop RnB music group that mainly sing in English & Lingala. Lingala is the national language spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC, once known as Zaire). Makoma formed in 1993, by Tutala Makoma. They started performing as a group in 1995 as a group called Nouveau Testament. When they moved 1997 to Holland was when they became Makoma. If you have seen many of Makoma interviews, you would’ve heard one of their songs then: Nayoki Sango.
They started Gospel music in 1999 and made several albums:
1999 with “Nzambe na Bomoyi (Jesus for Life)”.
2002 with King of Kings
2005 with No Jesus No Life
2011 with History (July)
2011 with Evolution (December)
Makoma won 2002 a Kora Awards a best new Artist Africa and in 2005 the South Pacific Award.
Makoma currently sings for BC3 MEDIA LIMITED. A Global Record Label which sit in United Kingdom.
The actual members of the group are: Annie Makoma, Pengani Makoma, Duma Makoma, Martin Makoma, Tutala Makoma & Patrick Badine.
Previous Nathalie and was part of this group.
Nathalie decided 2006 just to concentrate on her own solo career and left the band.
Since they start 1999 there songs in Lingala one producer was with them all the time: Andre Straesser.
Andre is a successful International Producer for Music and did several different projects which reach the top 20 in a lot of countries.
Additional Philipp Bauss was producing over the years several clips for the group.
Philipp Bauss is working today in the Top Management of the German Telekom Group and is also the Managing Director of BC3 MEDIA which has his own Record and Video production Studio and works with several international musicians together. BC3 Media signed of with Amazon a deal for there worldwide distribution of all CDs/DVDs products.