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Zap Mama was founded by Marie Daulne & since the release of “7” (2002), the project has evolved into a seven person band, with two backup singers, keyboards, bass, drums & percussion / decks. Additional current members include Nia Saw

As well as her Congolese roots, Daulne’s cross-genre style may result from her varied past: Her father, a Belgian, was killed during the revolution while her mother was pregnant with her. The remainder of the family fled to the forests and found refuge with a tribe of pygmies. Daulne was raised primarily in Europe, but when she heard a recording of traditional pygmy music at age 20, she decided to return to Africa to learn about her heritage. She was trained in pygmy onomatopoeic vocal techniques before returning to Europe to found Zap Mama.


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  • Turner_Ound

    A visit to the UK wouldn't go amiss.

    6 Feb 11:09am Reply
  • MusiQ3985

    Saw her last night in Atlanta, amazing show!

    28 Jan 12:43pm Reply
  • Krumbumbes

    Отличное шоу, респект, в такой дубак в платьях...стойкие музыканты )

    7 Sep 2014 Reply
  • 160R

    And please, come someday to Spain! Your tour dates are always for Belgium or the US :/ and Barcelona's Cruilla Festival would feet perfectly your music!

    8 Mar 2014 Reply
  • 160R

    Great to see you in Woman's Day Doodle and great to see new album already available to preorder. Love you =)

    8 Mar 2014 Reply
  • 160R

    No release date yet for "Flashback to the present"?

    23 Jul 2013 Reply
  • TiffaniTiger

    Is this an all-female band? It appears to be, but I can't tell from the group photos.

    18 Jun 2013 Reply
  • kida48

    Paroles Paroles (Feat. Vincent Cassel) <3

    8 Apr 2013 Reply
  • BJBooth

    Zap Mama is my favorite of all these days, can't get enough of her voice. What a great talent. A voice that heals...

    27 Oct 2012 Reply
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    3 Jun 2012 Reply
  • 160R

    Just a little bit more than 1000000 plays?? Zap Mama deserves to be more mainstream than Lady Gaga and Jonas Brothers together!

    14 Apr 2012 Reply
  • niqart

    You should listen to her appearance in DJ Krush`s song)))

    17 Feb 2012 Reply
  • alisa_v_gorodah

    Пропустила концерт в Питере, эх...((( Waiting for Z.P. in Moscow so much!:)

    6 Feb 2012 Reply
  • madboy

    I had to listen to a little À Ma Zone today... one of my favourite albums of all time!

    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Miszona

    Let me just say one thing: wonderful :-)

    29 Nov 2011 Reply
  • savoy

    ♥ ♥ ♥

    20 Jul 2011 Reply
  • evyportilho

    like bandy bandy!

    4 May 2011 Reply
  • freewaynow

    love !

    11 Apr 2011 Reply
  • WU_Fam

    она шикарна

    31 Mar 2011 Reply
  • salonefliest

    @ Shining Star...YES Rafiki, was that was the first CD? I love that song!!

    29 Nov 2010 Reply
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