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Longombas

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The group consists of Christian and Lovi Longomba, who are twins. They are from a musical family; their father Lovy Longomba was a member of Super Mazembe, while their grandfather Vicky Longomba was a member of TPOK Jazz. France-based Congolese musician Awilo Longomba is their uncle.
The group entered Kenyan music scene in 2002 with their song “Dondosa”, which became a national hit. Follow-up singles were “Piga Makofi”, “Shika More” and “Vuta Pumz”. Their debut album Chukua was released in 2005 by Ogopa DJ’s. In 2003 they had left Ogopa DJ’s record label together with Deux Vultures and Mr. Googz & Vinnie Banton, and formed an own label, Bad Man Camp. Deux Vultures and Longombas, however, later returned to Ogopa.
They performed at the 2006 Channel O Music Video Awards in South Africa. The group later relocated from Kenya to Los Angeles.

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