In 1982, she became a singer and embarked on a solo career, enjoying much success over the next 20 years. To date, she has produced 19 solo albums. In 2002, she created a group of her own, Dynastie Mutuashi. She won the prestigious Kora award in 2003 for best female artist from
Tshala in her heydays young and simply stunning
As the leading singer of Mutuashi, the Afro-Cuban-influenced dance music of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Tshala Muana is known for her sensuous stage outfits and extremely sexy dancing. The Baluba folk music tradition has also played an important role in the development of Tshala’s sound. Her favourite stars include Emedo Wabafike, Jojo Kashama and all other good musicians contributing to the development of Congolese music. Her ambition is to become a great producer and to set up a large ultra-modern studio in Kinshasa to record and form young musicians.
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