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Koffi Olomidé: 1994, a superb musical year of his career



1994, a superb musical year for Koffi Olomidé, the biggest sellers of African albums in Europe, the most successful Congolese and even African artist and the most represented in the various charts in Africa and Europe.

March 1994, official release in the “Latin Quarter” orchestra at the Invest hotel in Kinshasa of the artist Scola Miel, former singer of the “Anti Choc” orchestra of Bozi Boziana and first singer to join the orchestra “Latin Quarter” by Koffi Olomidé.

During 1994, release of “Magie”, 2nd album of the “Quartier latin” orchestra and for Koffi Olomidé, first gold disc with the album “Noblesse Oblige” published in 1993.

October 1994, first great Parisian triumph for his show at the Parc des Expositions at Porte de Versailles.

November 1994, sixth place in sales (Top 30) at the Fnac Forum in Paris ahead of heavyweights like Nirvana, Page-Plant and MC Solaar.

December 1994, two distinctions at the “Africa Music Awards” at the Palais des Congrès at the Hotel Ivoire in Abidjan: those for best singer and best clip.

December 1994, the newspaper “Liberation” devotes an article to him, “Koffi, sapper show-off, follower of clothes and darling of his ladies”. Christmas 1994, in apotheosis at the Aquaboulevard in Paris with the songs from the album “V12”.

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