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Manu Dibango

Manu Dibango was born on December 12, 1933 in Douala, Cameroon as Emmanuel Dibango N'Djocke. See full bio »
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Ride Along Soundtrack
Colors Soundtrack
Parole de flic Soundtrack
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  Vinyl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Rock and Roll Queen (2016) ... (performer: "Soul Makossa") / (writer: "Soul Makossa")
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Lost in the World")
 2014 Ride Along (writer: "Soul Makossa")
 2013 Battle of the Year (performer: "Soul Makossa") / (writer: "Soul Makossa")
 2012 The Secret Disco Revolution (Documentary) (performer: "Soul Makossa") / (writer: "Soul Makossa")
 2011 The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Documentary) (performer: "Soul Makossa" ) / (writer: "Soul Makossa" )
 2010/I Runaway (Short) (performer: "Lost in the World" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lost in the World" - uncredited)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("New Bell", uncredited)
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) (performer: "Reggae Makossa")
 2004 Sacred Planet (Documentary short) (writer: "North")
 2003 Crooked Lines (performer: "Soul Makusa") / (writer: "Soul Makusa")
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hurts (2002) ... (performer: "Em'ma")
 1996 Gotti (TV Movie) (writer: "Soul Makossa" - uncredited)
 1994 Crooklyn (performer: "Soul Makossa") / (writer: "Soul Makossa")
 1993 Questions pour un champion (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 June 1993 (1993) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 1989 Comment faire l'amour avec un nègre sans se fatiguer (music: "On vit de femmes")
 1988 Colors (performer: "MAKOSSA '87") / (writer: "MAKOSSA '87")
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Abele Dance") / (music: "Abele Dance") / (performer: "Abele Dance")
 1985-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Payback (1986) ... (writer: "Bass and Trouble" - uncredited)
- Bought and Paid For (1985) ... (writer: "Bass and Trouble" - uncredited)
 1985 Parole de flic (performer: "Abele Dance") / (writer: "Abele Dance")
 1976 Salsa (Documentary) (arranger: "Soul Makossa" (New York)) / (writer: "Soul Makossa" (New York), "Soul Makossa" (Puerto Rico))
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Had a #1 song in 1973, "Soul Makossa" (Atlantic)

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