A report on Konono Nº1

Konono Nº1 performing in May 2007

Musical group from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Konono Nº1 performing in May 2007

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India Arie at the Singapore Winehouse Festival in 2011

India Arie

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American singer and songwriter.

American singer and songwriter.

India Arie at the Singapore Winehouse Festival in 2011
India Arie performing in Lokeren Belgium, August 3, 2004
India Arie on the red carpet at VH1 Divas 2009.
India Arie performing at Texas A&M University–Commerce in April 2014

Arie contributed vocals to "Imagine" for the 2010 Herbie Hancock album, The Imagine Project along with Seal, P!nk, Jeff Beck, Konono N°1, Oumou Sangare and others.

Pink performing at Olympiastadion, Munich, in 2019

Pink (singer)

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American singer, songwriter, actress and dancer.

American singer, songwriter, actress and dancer.

Pink performing at Olympiastadion, Munich, in 2019
Pink performing in 2006
Pink at a secret London performance to promote the Funhouse album, on November 4, 2008
Pink performing "Just Give Me a Reason" featuring Nate Ruess in 2013
Pink performing at the Grammys in 2014
Pink performing in New York City in April 2018
Pink performing at the Main Square Festival in 2010.
Pink in 2006

She collaborated on the 2010 Herbie Hancock album, The Imagine Project, in which she sang Peter Gabriel's "Don't Give Up" with John Legend and contributed vocals to John Lennon's "Imagine" with Seal, India.Arie, Jeff Beck, Konono Nº1, Oumou Sangaré, and others.

Seal in Sydney, 2012

Seal (musician)

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British singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.

British singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.

Seal in Sydney, 2012
Seal performing in 2008
Seal in 2011

Seal also contributed vocals to a cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" for the 2010 Herbie Hancock album, The Imagine Project along with P!nk, India.Arie, Jeff Beck, Konono Nº1, Oumou Sangaré and others.

The Imagine Project

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Forty-sixth and latest studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released on June 22, 2010.

Forty-sixth and latest studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released on June 22, 2010.

His version of "Imagine" was inspired by the Congolese group Konono N°1, and won the 2011 Grammy Award for "Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals" (the final year that that award was given).

Congotronics

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Congotronics is the official debut album by Konono Nº1.

Crammed Discs

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Independent record label whose output blends world music, rock, pop, and electronica.

Independent record label whose output blends world music, rock, pop, and electronica.

In 2011, Crammed Discs celebrated its 30th anniversary by setting up the Congotronics vs Rockers project, a "superband" including ten Congolese and ten indie rock musicians (including members of Konono No1, Deerhoof, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Kasai Allstars, Skeletons, Juana Molina and Vincent Kenis), who collaborated to create a common repertoire and performed at 15 major festivals and venues in ten countries.

Sangaré at Madrid, Spain, 2018

Oumou Sangaré

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Grammy Award-winning Malian Wassoulou musician, sometimes referred to as "The Songbird of Wassoulou".

Grammy Award-winning Malian Wassoulou musician, sometimes referred to as "The Songbird of Wassoulou".

Sangaré at Madrid, Spain, 2018
Sangaré performing at the Cambridge Folk Festival 2009
At WOMEX 2017
With her award at WOMEX 2017 in Katowice

Sangaré contributed vocals to "Imagine" for the 2010 Herbie Hancock album The Imagine Project, which also featured Seal, P!nk, India.Arie, Jeff Beck, Konono Nº1 and others.

Beck in 2018

Jeff Beck

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English rock guitarist.

English rock guitarist.

Beck in 2018
Beck (top left) with The Yardbirds in 1965
Beck playing in 1973
Beck performing in Amsterdam; 1979
Beck in 1985
Beck at the Enmore Theatre, Sydney, 2009
Beck with Tal Wilkenfeld on the 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival tour
Beck at the 2009 MOJO Awards

Beck collaborated on "Imagine" for the 2010 Herbie Hancock album, The Imagine Project along with Seal, P!nk, India.Arie, Konono N°1, Oumou Sangare and others and received a third Grammy in 2011 for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for the track.

UK picture sleeve

Imagine (John Lennon song)

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Song by English rock musician John Lennon from his 1971 album of the same name.

Song by English rock musician John Lennon from his 1971 album of the same name.

UK picture sleeve
Lennon's Steinway piano, on which he composed "Imagine", was bought by singer George Michael in 2000 to keep it in the UK
A 1971 Billboard advertisement for "Imagine"
Peace & Harmony, John Lennon Peace Monument in Liverpool
Strawberry Fields Memorial in Central Park to honour John Lennon with the word "Imagine" on it

Seal, Pink, India.Arie, Jeff Beck, Konono Nº1, Oumou Sangaré and others recorded a version for Herbie Hancock's 2010 album The Imagine Project.

Vincent Kenis

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Belgian musician and record producer.

Belgian musician and record producer.

He "re-discovered" Konono N°1, whom he encouraged to reform and record again.