Review: Kasai Allstars, In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into A Swimming Fish And Ate The Head Of His Enemy By Magic

Kasai AllstarsCentral Africa’s Democratic Republic Of The Congo is so huge it could fit Western Europe inside it, and its musical diversity is correspondingly vast. Kasai Allstars is a supergroup of 25 performers from five bands that each come from a different ethnic group in the central region of Kasai, with different languages, a history of strife, and artistic traditions considered incompatible until the musicians and dancers got together to try fusing them.

Originally published on Oct. 13, 2008. Read the complete article.

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