Renowned Congolese singer Lulendo Matumona popularly known as General Defao dies aged 62 at a hospital in Douala, Cameroon KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Renowned Congolese singer Lulendo Matumona popularly known as General Defao dies aged 62 at a hospital in Douala, Cameroon

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that Renowned Congolese singer Lulendo Matumona popularly known as General Defao dies aged 62 at a hospital in Douala, Cameroon. (Read More Here).

He died Monday evening in Douala, Cameroon, where he had gone to perform over the festive period.

A successful star in the 1990s, General Defao had left his country in the early 2000s to settle in Kenya where some said he was in political exile. 

Biography of General Defao:

"Lulendo Matumona
Profile:
Congolese singer-songwriter (b: December 31, 1958, Kinshasa - d: December 27, 2021, Douala).

"His musical background is typically Congolese. He made his debut in song in 1976, in small groups in a populous district of Kinshasa. His models were called, at the time, Papa Wemba, M'Vula N'Yoka Longo, Gina Efonge and Evoloko Jocker, four singers from the Zaïko group of the 1970s. But on the singing side, the one with which he identifies most is Tabu Ley Rochereau."


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