Congolese soukous guitarist Diblo Dibala has recorded with most of leading figures of Congolese music as well as recording solo material and, most recently, playing with his own band Diblo Dibala & Matchatcha. Dibala's early prodigious talent earned him a place in the band of soukous pioneer Franco which lead to spots playing with many of Kinshasa's bands in the 1970's.
Kékélé is a Congolese band playing music rooted in the Congolese rumba style. Both lead singers, Bumba Massa and Loko Massengo, have careers dating back to the 1960s, while the rest of the vocalists were founders of the soukous group Les Quatre Étoiles in the 1980s, and lead guitarist Papa Noel has a pedigree going back to his days as instrumental foil for the late Franco.
Antoine Koffi Olomide (born August 13, 1956), is a Congolese soukous singer, producer, and composer. Born in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo to a Congolese mother and Ghanaian father, Koffi grew up in Kinshasa.