Get Up And Dance To A Mini-Concert From Jupiter & Okwess : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN Jupiter & Okwess' music blends Congolese, American and European influences and is undeniably fun.
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Jupiter & Okwess On World Cafe

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Get Up And Dance To A Mini-Concert From Jupiter & Okwess

Get Up And Dance To A Mini-Concert From Jupiter & Okwess

Jupiter & Okwess On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Izabela"
  • "Na Kozonga"
  • "Bakunda Ulu"
  • "Ofakombolo"
  • "Musonsu"

I hope you are ready to move your body! Take a second. Make some room. Make sure you're wearing comfortable clothes, maybe? Because you're about to be treated to a mini-concert recorded live by Jupiter & Okwess.

Jupiter & Okwess are fronted by Jupiter Bokondji, who was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While his lyrics often tackle the serious issues facing that nation, his music – which blends a range of Congolese, American and European influences — is undeniably dance-able and fun. Jupiter & Okwess have a brand new album coming out called Na Kozonga, and share a live performance of songs from that album, and their 2018 album Kin Sonic live for the World Cafe.

Episode Playlist