Petit Pays - YouTube Induced Mania Paris : 150 African Musicians in 90,000-Seat Stadium 11/6/11

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For the first time in the history of mankind, the best of African music relocates from YouTube to invests in the Parisian 90,000-Seat Stade de France on June 11, 2011.

The event will mobilize and more than 150 artists, musicians and dancers on stage for a single concert. All rhythms and colors of the African musical creativity will be honored and Africa will come together in Paris to celebrate African culture.

Petit Pays

Nicknamed "the turbo of Africa," Adolphe Claude Moundy " Petit Pays" is a star in Cameroon. He wrote hundreds of songs, including huge success not only in his country but also throughout Africa.

His live performances with his group Les Sans Visas, developer of young talent, have contributed significantly to his international reputation. Before music, he was headed for a professional football career.

Singer / songwriter but also a dancer, Petit Pays was very young his nickname, a literal translation of his surname, Moundy became famous in the late 1980's when he was nicknamed "The King of Makossa Love" or "The defense counsel women" or "Rabba Rabbi". His success culminated in the album category F (a record in Cameroon, 50,000 copies were sold the week of release) that reveals his style combines zouk and makossa dancing and lyrics sung in Duala, and pidgin French. He is accompanied by two groups Les Sans Visas and Angels Petit Pays.

Petit Pays is with Manu Dibango one of the major figures of the Cameroonian music of the last thirty years and is one of the most critically acclaimed artists. Since 2009, he was president of the legendary football club Caiman Club Douala he managed to get first division in a season. He resides in Douala, in the district Maképé, including a street named after him.[endtext]

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