Manager: Le Baobab Artists & Booking, Le Baobab Artists & Booking
Bio: Mayembé Malayika - Pan African Soul
The songwriting & performing artist was born by a German mother & raised in the outskirts of South-Germany, as the only black kid in the wider area.
17 years old she was asked to perform Sade songs with
a Jazz band & for the first time she felt like 'f itting...See Full Bio
"... Afrobeat and Afro Soul has experienced a veritable boom in the global networked scene in the last years and German musicians and producers played their part ...." "... So now the German-Congolese singer Mayembé Malayika tries to break in this apparently maledominated phalanx. Boldly she calls her Album "Pan-African Soul" and presents us ten mostly acoustic pop songs with an African flair. In recent years the singer from Tübingen played in many small clubs, but was allowed on the great African festivals in Germany and when she ater opened some concerts of reggae singer Tiken Jah Fakoly from Ivory Coast, he was so thrilled that he produced her debut album with his own production company. Accordingly, it sounds quite experienced - experienced in the best sense, as the superstar of the African reggae scene has established a sound that both African and Western reggae fans are appealed to, as well as a musically mainstream-oriented and extremely radio friendly style.