Musiques du Mali
Fanga Fing is a rather loose ensemble that started under the name Black Authority.
At first the group consisting of three rappers (Afroside, Di Fresh and Djah Franco), then four as Yeli Fuzzo
joined them in 1998, but success
did not occur rapidly. They changed their name into Fanga Fing (which stands for black power) and
managed to participate in a TV show on rap music. The show was successful and it enabled them in 1999 to release
a first single,
In the meantime, Afroside had already left the group. Yeli Fu decided to set up a new label, specialised in rap and hip hop, Invasion Records. A first album,
A silent period followed as Yeli Fuzzo was busy with producing the Invasion Records artists, and he is at the same time studying in the United States. Nevertheless, he made a solo album in 2003,
Sources: Invasion Records and Mali K7.
Created: as Black Authority, in Bamako
Style: rap, hip hop.
|Faso Djo||2007||Mali K7|
|Fanga Follo||2000||Invasion Records||Distribution Mali K7|